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May 10, 2024

Battle of Wagram

Introduction The battle of Wagram (5-6 July 1809) was the decisive (if not the final) battle of the Franco-Austrian War of 1809 and was a costly French victory that saw Napoleon command a larger army than at any previous battle. The Franco-Austrian War of
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Battle of Aspern-Essling

Introduction The battle of Aspern-Essling (21-22 May 1809) was the first serious battlefield defeat suffered by Napoleon, and saw the Austrians repel a hasty French attempt to cross the Danube close to Vienna. The Franco-Austrian War of 1809 had begin with an Austrian
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Battle of Jena

Introduction The battle of Jena (14 October 1806) was one of two simultaneous battles won by the French on the same day and saw Napoleon with most of the Grand Armée defeat the Prussian flank guard at Jena while Marshal Davout defeated the main
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Battle of Ulm

Forced to abandon his plans to invade Britain Napoleon turned his Grande Armee east to deal with the threat of an Austrian-Russian Allied army. Not so much of a battle but a series of concentric manoeuvres in the vicinity of Ulm would
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Battle of Austerlitz

Background The battle of Austerlitz (2 December 1805), or the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of Napoleon’s most impressive victories and saw him inflict a crushing defeat on an Austro-Russian army, in the process knocking Austrian out of the War
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