Plancenoit sentence example
- Together, these troops drove Billow out of Plancenoit, and forced him back towards the Paris wood.
- To this end he sent two battalions of the Old Guard to storm Plancenoit.
- But Lobau's heroic efforts had not been in vain; they had given his master time to make his last effort against Wellington; and when the Guard was beaten back the French troops holding Plancenoit kept free the Charleroi road, and prevented the Prussians from seizing Napoleon's line of retreat.
- Lobau's men were gradually overpowered and forced back into Plancenoit, the village was stormed, and the Prussian round shot reached the main road.