Napoleonic British Line Infantry (Waterloo)


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During the Napoleonic Wars, the line formation was the most favoured, as it offered the maximum firepower, about 1000 to 1500 bullets per minute. Though the manual laid down that lines were to be formed in three ranks, the lines were often formed only two ranks deep, especially in the Peninsula. While the French favoured column formation, the line formation enabled all muskets available to fire at the enemy. In contrast, only the few soldiers in the first rows of the column (about 60) were able to fire. British infantry were far better trained in musketry than most armies on the continent (30 rounds per man in training for example, compared with only 10 in the Austrian Army) and their volleys were notably steady and effective.

The uniform of the British Line infantry didn't change much during the Napoleonic Wars, but the Belgic shako was introduced in 1812 and was worn by units at Waterloo. The grey winter trousers were also worn by soldiers during the battle. 


United Bricks custom printed collectable minifigures are printed on genuine brand new LEGO parts using a high quality UV printing method. They make the perfect gift or addition to a collection, and are a great way to learn history through building and creating scenes. This Minifigure features a fully printed 360 torso and legs, along with a printed head. It also comes with a 3D Printed inhouse made shako and Brickarms flintlock musket with bayonet.

This product is not a toy. Not intended for use by persons 14 years of age or younger.

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Fabulous figures Verified Purchase

Great printing, really impressive figures; great customer service, well done UB!

Jon Curran | Norwich | July 2023

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Glyn Allen | West Drayton | June 2023


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Inhwi Cho | south korea | October 2022

Looks like total war napoleon!

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Inhwi Cho | South Korea | October 2022

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