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From the top, visitors can take in a breath-taking panoramic view, stretching from the Weimarer Land to Ettersberg. Around 1pm, the carnage was terrible, and the Prussian lines began to disintegrate.

Jena-Auerstedt 14 October, 1806

Further to the west, situated on the B 87 between Taugwitz and Hassenhausen, stands the commemorative monument to the Duke of Brunswickcommander-in-chief of the main body of the Prussian Army, who was mortally wounded at the onset of the battle of Auerstadt, while leading a division of reinforcements that had just arrived on the battlefield. You can consult information panels at the principal points that explain the story of these two battles.

The second was fought at Auerstadt, with Davout’s corps taking on a large part of the Prusssian army. The double Romanesque chapel is one of the unique features of the castle. Prussia’s main weakness in was its senior command structure, which included command positions being held by multiple officers.

The poet, statesman and scientist Goethe lived here during nearly 50 years until his death in Daniel Ahn rated it liked it Sep 15, The next stage in the itinerary is a visit to the important sites related to the battle and the monuments related to it. Jena and the surrounding area The museum of Romantic Literature, am unteren Nnapoleon, Jena, is dedicated to Jena romanticism.


No eBook available Amazon. Book follows standard format of the Campaign-series from Osprey, which guarantees very structured, albeit generic coverage of the events. The museum Jena — Cospeda Jenaer Str.

A walk in the park by the Ilm is an excellent way to discover this pavillion. 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 around 4, inhabitants.

Jena 1806: Napoleon destroys Prussia

He arrived in Jena in the afternoon of the 13th of October and immediately mounted the Landgrafenberg, held by French troops. Articles lacking in-text citations from October All articles lacking in-text citations Coordinates on Wikidata Articles needing additional references from November All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from January Commons category link is on Wikidata Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the New International Encyclopedia Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopedia Americana with a Wikisource reference Use dmy dates from March Commanding from his headquarters at Kapellendorf, he faced the French troops that had occupied the Dornberg.

This rescue worked and Ney’s units were able to retreat from the battle. In both cases, French forces triumphed. Instead, his soldiers had to withstand two hours of withering fire from French sharpshooters, who were able to use the villages for cover and to fire at leisure on the enemy lines.


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This action would leave the French center weak. In fact, the Renaissance palace was built in the 16th century as a residence, and renovated in the 19th. Preview — Jena by David G. Town of Jena, trans. One substory is the poor performance by Marshal Bernadotte.

Seeing no other option available he ordered his cavalry to attack. This painter and drawing professor, nearly seventy years old, prussja on the 5th of Novemberfollowing the damage caused by pillagers and from sorrow at losing his workshop.

John rated it really liked it Oct 14, The attacks on the flanks proved to be a success and caused many of the Prussian divisions on the flanks to flee the battlefield.

Inthe monument was moved to mark the area in which the Duke of Brunswick was wounded. On 14 October the double battle was fought: Consequently, Prussia had therefore also been defeated at Auerstedt.

It represents a good introduction to the discovery of the great cultural events at the end of peussia 18th and of the 19th century in the area of Weimar and Jena.

Want to Read saving…. It was raised by one of his descendants and sits on Europe Way. Southern Illinois University Press,F. This book, like all others in this series, are designed to give the casual reader a quick and dirty guide to the campaign with some background information, contextual information, information on the