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Day two of the Battle of Leipzig - MDR TV News report

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Day two of the Battle of Leipzig - MDR TV News report

Postby Lt.Campers » October 15th, 2013, 7:56 pm

Today's MDR 24 Hour news report, focuses on Day 2 of the Battle of Leipzig
as the bitter fighting continues with Allied troops tightening the French lines into
a wedge, North West and South East of Leipzig.

With darkness descending on the battlefield MDR camaras follow a group
of campfollowers, as they make their way amongst dead, plundering the corpses
for clothes, boots, shoes and any valuables that they can scavenge from the
battlefield.

MDR reporters also visits a Russian encampment to check the moral of the Allies
as the battle enters it's second day.

News bulletin also includes reports from their Correspondents in Paris & Moscow
with more background on the historical events that led up to the Battle of Leipzig.

Day 2 of the MDR News bulletin from Leipzig
The first in the field and the last from the Taverna
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