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Jena 1806 : Napoleon destroys Prussia

Author: David G Chandler
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2005.
Series: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Forewarned of Prussia's intention to declare war on France, Napoleon decided to strike first with a bold advance from Wurzburg into Saxony. On October 14, the double battle was fought: Napoleon with 96,000 men and 120 guns engaged and heavily defeated Prince Hohenlohe and General Ruchel. The decisive engagement was fought further north where Marshal Davout with 27,000 men and 40 guns routed the main Prussian army  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Chandler
ISBN: 0275986128 9780275986124
OCLC Number: 56924701
Notes: "First published in paperback in 1993 by Osprey"--Title page verso.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 95 pages.
Contents: Descent to war --
1806 --
Plans and preparations --
'The Battalion Square" in action --
The opposing commanders --
The opposing armies --
The Battle of Jena --
Auerstädt --
Aftermath and an accounting --
The battlefields today --
Chronology --
A guide to further reading.
Series Title: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Other Titles: Napoleon destroys Prussia
Responsibility: David G. Chandler.

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The 1806 campaign ranks among Napoleon's greatest military achievements. In just 33 days, the Grande Armee won two decisive battles in Blitzkrieg fashion. Here the author describes and analyses the  Read more...

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