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The Prussian army was divided into three armies drawn from across Prussia. When the Duke of Brunswick, commander-in-chief of the Prussian army, was severely wounded in the head, the King of Prussia vascillated and did not appoint a replacement. There was a heavy fog that had lifted prussoa as they approached the village.

On the Prussian side, Brunswick was mortally wounded at Auerstedt, and over the next few days the remaining forces were unable to mount any serious resistance to Murat’s ruthless cavalry pursuit. South of the B 7, near Isserstadt Fighting at Sperlingsberg The final chapter of the battle of Jena was written by the fighting around the Sperlingsberg, near Kapellendorf. Jeremy Parker rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Duirng the course of the past few years, the association, with the support of diverse partners, has installed dextroys along the way bearing quotations and planted trees in whose shade walkers can immerse themselves in the history of this place.


Fichte, who at one time taught in Jena. They received no information regarding the course of operations and were not called in as reinforcements.

Jena 1806: Napoleon destroys Prussia

The second was fought at Auerstadt, with Davout’s pruswia taking on a large part of the Prusssian army. Brian rated it liked it Jan 20, The museum is managed by the Heimat- und Traditionsverein Auerstadt e. Napoleon with 96, men The battle of Jena was turning into a rout. The Fighting around the Dornberg Situated between Krippendorf and Closewitz, the Dornberg marks the highest point of the battlefield of Jena.

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The hills around offered a good view of the battlefield near Vierzehnheiligen. It dates from the period when Efrurt belonged to the kingdom of Mainz, and reflects the European military architecture of the era. It was at this time around one p. The next stage in the itinerary is a visit to the important sites related to the battle and the monuments related to it.

Battle of Jena–Auerstedt

This would later be considered their undoing. It was the seat of the governor of Mainz and today houses the Chancellory of Thuringia. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In the afternoon, the King of Prussia, Frederick-William II, inexperienced and indecisive, ordered his troops to turn around and march toward Weimar in order to reinforce their comrades at Jena.


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William Paley rated it liked it May 01, Finally, on the southern side of the church of St Jakob, there is the tombstone of Melchior Kraus.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Davout could now see that the Prussians were wavering, so at 11 a.

Napoleon moved quickly with his army to take on the Prussians at Jena and Auer This is another in the Osprey “Campaign” series. Aitor hena it really liked it Jun 09, Jena and AuerstedtGermany.

Its greatest weakness was its staff organization. Hohenlohe’s force surrendered on 28 October after the Battle of Prenzlaufollowed soon after by the Capitulation of Pasewalk.

At the end of the day, the French were victorious on both battlefields. Maude, The Jena Campaign iena, London: Though in sight of the battle [ citation needed ] pruxsia, Bernadotte took no steps to come to Davout’s aid, for which he was later censured by Napoleon.