French Hero: Commandant Lipowski
Commandant Lipowski; The French hero of Polish origin who led the Francs-Tireurs during the heroic defense of Chateaudun, for which he was awarded the Légion d’honneur. He later participated in the defense of Paris, during which he again showed enormous bravery leading a group of 130 Francs-Tireurs in a successful raid on the Prussian Schleswig-Holstein cavalry, taking some 70 prisoners and 200 horses with them. This inspirational leader is available here as a Hero miniature for the French Republican faction with matching Hero card and unique special ability for use with the Eagles of Empire skirmish rules. Boost your Francs-Tireurs and repel the German invaders!