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Between 30, and 35, dead and wounded lay on the battlefields, a number that we can only fully appreciate in the knowledge that the population of Jena in numbered desrroys 4, inhabitants. Inunlike today, the hill was not yet wooded. Please help to improve this article by introducing anpoleon precise citations. Lists with This Book. Two Prussian reserve divisions were unable to take part in the fighting. From the 12th to 14th of Octobreit housed the headquarters of the Prussian and Saxon army commanded by the Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen.

The splendid ensemble formed by the cathedral and church of St Severi is not to be missed, as a stunning example of medieval religious architecture.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. According to his obituary in the The Daily Telegraph, his “comprehensive account of Napoleon’s battles” his classic “The Campaigns of Napoleon” is “unlikely to be improved upon, despite a legion of rivals”. It dates from the period when Efrurt belonged to the kingdom of Mainz, and reflects the European military architecture of the era.


Destrohs examination of the battles of Jena and Auerstadt of the Napoleonic Wars Galloping at the head of his troops, he came too close to French sharpshooters and a bullet struck through his left eye. The LeuchtenburgDorfstrasseSeitenroda.

The remains of the Romanesque convent were excavated in the 13th century and the crypt is almost entirely preserved.

Bernadotte was severely censured, and was nearly dismissed — despite being dwstroys earshot of Auerstedt and within marching distance of Jena, he ignored his orders and did not participate in either battle.

This rescue worked and Ney’s units were able to retreat from the battle.

The battles began when elements of Napoleon’s main force encountered Hohenlohe’s troops near Jena. Max Unger of Berlin, was inaugurated on the 14th of October for the th anniversary of the battle.

The sumptuous carriages give an eloquent vision of luxury and mobility of a time when the world was dominated by horses. The ceding of Hanover to Prussia seemed destroye ensure warmer relations between France and Prussia.

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The book does a nice job illustrating the dynamics of the battle, with a series of maps that show how combat emerged and evolved. The castle later became the residence of the prince elector and a hunting lodge of the dukes of Saxe-WeiBenfeld.

It was there that he indicated to his commanders the positions that they were to occupy during the battle on the next day. Preview — Jena by David G. The battle proved most influential in demonstrating the need for reforms in what was then still a very much feudal Prussian state and army.

This confusing system led to delays and complexities that resulted in over a month’s delay before the final order of battle was prepared. The Duke died three weeks later from his wound. Davout’s corps had lost 7, officers and men killed or wounded, while Prussian casualties were 13, Davout attempted to comply via Eckartsberga ; Bernadotte, via Dornburg.


With its flanks broken, the Prussian army was forced to withdraw and Napoleon had won another battle. The rest of the French cavalry arrived at 9 a. Paperback96 pages. The attacks on the flanks proved to be a success and caused many of the Prussian divisions on the flanks to flee the battlefield. It represents a good introduction to the discovery of the great cultural events at the end of the 18th and of the 19th century in the area of Weimar and Jena. Retrieved from ” https: Chandler was a British historian whose study focused on the Napoleonic era.

Aug 29, Marcus rated it it was ok. In both cases, French forces triumphed. The town of Erfurt: Prussia’s main weakness in was its senior command structure, which included command positions being held by multiple officers.

Jena 1806: Napoleon destroys Prussia

The exhibition is dedicated to the Middle Ages, the history of the area, and porcelaine. Visitors can also discover the turbulent history of the castle in the museum. Davout could now see that the Prussians were wavering, so at 11 a. Share it twitter facebook. By continuing to visit this desfroys, you agree to the use of cookies for statistical purposes.