The Battle for Montreal in the French and Indian War…or British Warships vs French Fort….Warships 2 vs Fort 0

This battle was fought over ramparts, villages, forest, fields streams and a river that a British ship of war sailed up!  It saw the British split their forces..a perfect Indian ambush and a successful defense of Montreal!

The Citadel
of Montreal gateway to the Canadian interior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British Warship makes it up the river!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British main force approaches the citadel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

They talk of British Grenadiers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The French Garrison Responds!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Indian allies pull of the perfect ambush the British Regiment looses a almost a company!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Infanterie de la Marine holding the south of the citadel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Light Horse sorties to the attack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the French got to the stone fence first…a decisive move

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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