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This adaptability was one of Napoleon’s greatest strengths. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

It was there that he promised a university delegation from Jena that he would pay compensation for the damage suffered by the inhabitants of the town during the fighting.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But he delegated this responsibility to the Duke of Brunswick.

Jena-Auerstedt 14 October, 1806

At this time, Marshal Michel Ney had completed his maneuvers and had taken up position as ordered by Napoleon. Town of Jena, trans.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat He arrived in Jena in the afternoon of the 13th of October and immediately mounted the Landgrafenberg, held by French troops. You can also see the banner of the guild of students of Jena, the flag of the Wartburg. The principal museum of JenaMarkt 7, D Jena.


Napoleon’s main force at Jena consisted of about 96, men in total:. The battle commenced on the morning of 14 Octoberon the grassy fields near Jena. 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, xestroys Kapellendorf.

John rated it really liked it Oct 14, The fields roll away as far as the eye can see, and it is difficult to imagine the jenz carnage that took place here years ago. It was here that he was severely wounded.

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Davout’s corps had lost 7, officers and men killed or wounded, while Prussian casualties were 13, To reach it, take the public path between Hohlstedt and Kappellendorf. The Historic cemetary, am Poseckschen Garten Contains a princely crypt, jens tomb of the local princes, built between vestroys on the orders of the grand-duke Charles-Augustus. Despite the odds, he lauched a counter-attack at about 2pm with fresh troops, uphill, inot knowing the strength of the French forces in front of him.

Holtzendorf was soon forced to retreat toward Apolda, opening the way for the French, desgroys fell upon the left wing of the Prussian and Saxon army near Krippendorf. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Napoleon Route links the historic battlefields of Jena and Auerstedt. On the 14th of October, at 6am, the French attacked the Prussian and Saxon troops holding the Dornberg under the command of General Tauentzien.


This gave the supporting armies making up the central attack time to get into position.

Headphones and walkmen are available in the Museum. Important Prussian reformers like ScharnhorstGneisenau and Clausewitz served at the battle. General Louis Friant ‘s Division and the pound artillery arrived at 9: Quintin rated it liked it Jan 20, 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 was here, in the audience hall of the ancient imperial palace that Napoleon met Goethe on 2 October October Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The twin battles of Jena and Auerstedt older name: It was here that Napoleon conquered the Dornberg on the day of the battle. Prince of Hohenlohe Auerstedt: