The second year of the Great War rages on into the high summer of 1878. The Russian advance continues at an alarming rate towards India - the nexus of all of the Empire’s war efforts in the Asian arena. Further westward, the British, supported by their Egyptian allies attempt to hold thePink-Walled city of Karabumabum.
An Anglo-Egyptian force, supported by a detachment from the royal navy mount the famed Pink walls of Karabumabum in an attempt to see off the Russian Assault.
The Russian Line forms ready to rush the Pink-Walls.
The Russian Artillery bombard Karabumabum.
Riled up Anarchists, supported by a Gatling gun mounted on a local engine make their advance on the west wall of the city.
The Russian advance goes on despite casualty’s sustained from musketry from the walltop marksmen.
A well dug-in Screw gun takes a heavy toll on the enemy.
The Russians make it to the East wall under the cover of the artillery, wiping out virtually all of the defenders on that side of the city.
Thomas the cat gets comfy on the table and has a nap for the rest of the battle.
The Russians take the east wall, as their reinforcements rush the eastward gate – both raining fire upon the Royal Navy defenders –and natives - within the city itself. As the Egyptians flee to the boats to make their escape a white flag was seen above the burning ruin of the Citadel.
The Pinkwalled City of Karabumabum now belongs to the Czar.