The Germans barely got into range
of Kurtz's artillery and provided little target opportunities. Continuing
to snipe at the few remaining natives with rifle fire.
Kurtz uses his 4 rounds to little
effect, not waiting for the final assault, fearing that to do so will see
his gunners picked off one by one by the withering rifle fire.
The Germans bring up their heavy
fire power and line up ready for the final assault. Kurtz does not wait
around to find out how good German bayonets are.
Kurtz withdraws from the hill and
With dozens of his best warriors
dead, and only two German askaris killed and a few more wounded, this is
a great victory for Germany. The Kaiser's place in the sun is one step
But this seems unlikely to be the
last we will hear from Kurtz