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Davout attempted to comply via Eckartsberga ; Bernadotte, via Dornburg. It is similar to that erected at Vierzehnheiligen and was placed in front of the old presbytery.

Jena-Auerstedt 14 October, 1806

Fighting at Sperlingsberg The final chapter of the battle of Jena was jeena by the fighting around the Sperlingsberg, near Kapellendorf. This rescue worked and Ney’s units were able to retreat from the battle. During the fighting, the soldiers used it as a landmark. B 87 between Taugwitz and Hassenhausen. Their reforms, together with civilian naapoleon instituted over the following years, began Prussia’s transformation into a modern state, which took the forefront in expelling France from Germany and eventually assumed a leading role on the continent.


The negociations failed in May Olin Glafke rated edstroys liked it Jun 07, Vistors can admire a diorama representing the falling in of the Prussian troops, the Duke of Brunswick room and the Marshal Davout room which contains a vast exhibition of artefacts.

Brunswick was 71 years old while his field commanders were in their 60s. Napoleon was fully aware of the enormous strategic advantage offered by the Dornberg, and concentrated all possible efforts on its conquest as soon as battle was engaged at Jena.

Napoleon’s main force at Jena consisted of about 96, men in total:. Aitor rated it really liked it Jun 09, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Its greatest weakness was its staff organization.

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Jena Napoleon destroys Prussia by David G. Chandler

This proved to be an almost disastrous move. Henry Kline rated it really liked it Dec 11, Visitors can also discover the turbulent history of the castle in the museum. This part is arranged in chronological order as the battle unfolded.

The association not only manages the museum, but has also organised the restoration and maintenance of the monuments on the different battlefields of the area for many years.

Kunsthaus Apolda AvantgardeBahnofstrasse napoleoon, D Apolda This museum has acquired a great reputation in Germany thanks to its exhibitions. From the top, visitors can take in a breath-taking panoramic view, stretching from the Weimarer Land to Ettersberg. Calvorotas rated it really liked it Oct 02, The Fighting around the Dornberg Situated between Krippendorf and Naoleon, the Dornberg marks the highest point of the battlefield of Jena.


Hohenlohe’s force surrendered on 28 October after the Battle of Prenzlaufollowed soon after by the Capitulation of Pasewalk.

Send me your news and have your army rest a while at Naumburg. It was here that Napoleon conquered the Dornberg on the day of the battle. Communicate to your corps and your generals my satisfaction.

Battle of Jena–Auerstedt

In both cases, French forces triumphed. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Edmund Carter rated it liked it Nov 04, Jena and AuerstedtGermany.

The hills around offered a good view of the battlefield near Vierzehnheiligen. Despite the prussla, he lauched a counter-attack at about 2pm with fresh troops, uphill, inot knowing the strength of the French forces in front of him.