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After the battlethe Emperor spent the nuit in the castle which is now the pruzsia building of the Universityand on the 15th of October, he arrived in Weimar.

You can also see the banner of the guild of students of Jena, the flag of the Wartburg. Views Read Edit View history. Napoleon had decided to attack the Dornberg first, and it was here that the battle of Jena began. Share it twitter facebook. The inactivity of the Prussian infantry left them open to artillery and prussix infantry fire.

It commemorates the fallen and a bronze plaque bears the names of 53 Prussian officers.

Jena Napoleon destroys Prussia by David G. Chandler

Napoleon moved quickly with his army to take on the Prussians at Jena and Auer This is another in the Osprey “Campaign” series. In 18806 context, it initiated the creation of many information panels and commemorative monuments.

Whole regiments of the Prussian and Saxon army turned and fled. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe moved into this small house a few months after his rpussia in Weimar. Napoleon with 96, men and guns engaged and heavily defeated Prince Hohenlohe and General Ruchel. This rescue worked and Ney’s units were able to retreat from the battle. Consequently, Prussia had therefore also been defeated at Auerstedt. Books by David G. 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 Napoleon initially did not believe that Davout’s single Corps had defeated the Prussian main body unaided, and responded to the first report by saying “Your Marshal must be seeing double!


Jena and the surrounding area The museum of Romantic Literature, am unteren Markt, Jena, is dedicated to Jena romanticism. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Battle of Jena-Auerstedt.

Jena 1806: Napoleon destroys Prussia

Before Ruchel’s 15, men could arrive from WeimarHohenlohe’s force of 38, orussia routed, with 10, killed or wounded and 15, captured. Inunlike today, the hill was not yet wooded. From here, it was possible to take in the entire battlefield when looking out to the North and West.

He lived and worked here until his move to the house on the Frauenplan in Open Preview See a Problem? Forewarned of Prussia’s intention to declare war on France, Napoleon decided to strike first with a bold advance from Wurzburg into Saxony. Built by Ekkehard I of MeiBen in to protect his empire. Napoleon Destroys Prussia David G.

Tuesday to Friday, from 9am to Midday and from 1pm to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to Midday and 1pm to 5pm. Frederick-William III at least in a titular or nominal sense. This confusing system led to delays and complexities napolen resulted in over a month’s delay before the final order of battle was prepared.


On 14 October the double battle was fought: Go to menu Go to content Go to search. 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.

Paperback96 pages. The museum Jena — Cospeda Jenaer Str.

Jena-Auerstedt 14 October, –

Davout’s corps had lost 7, officers and men killed or wounded, while Prussian casualties were 13, The decisive engagement was fought further north where Marshal Davout with 27, men and 40 guns routed the main Prussian army under Frederick William IV and the Duke of Brunswick. This title examines these two battles, Jena and Auerstadt in detail, showing clearly the swiftness with which Napoleon dealt Prussia’s military machine a severe blow.

The Ddstroys army was in danger of collapse. The Prussians had three forces:. Although the French were in a troubling situation at this moment, the Prussian commanders did not take the initiative to push at the French weaknesses. The battle had naplleon entered a decisive phase.

He ordered his flanks to push hard and try to break through the Prussian flanks and encircle the main center army, while the French center would try to crush the Prussian center.