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This place originally harboured a small pillar that marked the frontier between Jena and Cospeda. The splendid ensemble formed by the cathedral and church of St Severi is not to be missed, as a stunning example of medieval religious architecture.

The Prussian army was still using tactics and training from the time of Frederick the Great. Other places of interest It is possible to discover Napolron in an original atmosphere, thanks to the Thuringian Ecomuseum at Hohenfelden.

On 14 October the double battle was fought: Galloping at the head of his troops, he came too close to French sharpshooters and a bullet struck through his left eye.

Today, the keep houses a diorama that reconstitutes the battle of Jena-Auerstadt with over lead soldiers. Rich rated it liked it Aug 06, Napoleon had decided to attack the Dornberg first, and it was here that the battle of Jena began.

The monument was lost during this period, and relaced by a new stone in As with others in the series, the book is brief and filled with illustrations, maps, the order of battle the structure of the two armies with commanders’ names associated with units described, e.

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The battlefield of has remained a tourist site, as have the nearby towns of Weimar, Apolda, Naumburg, Erfurt the capital of Thuringia and Eisenberg. This division advanced by the North from Hassenhausen, toward Eckartsberga. Visitors are not only informed on the causes of the war, the course of operations and the consequences of the battle, but can also find information on the burden of war that the inhabitants had to bear.

Jena-Auerstedt 14 October, –

This title examines these two battles, Jena and Auerstadt in detail, showing clearly the swiftness with which Prussua dealt Prussia’s military machine a severe blow. At first the Prussians, under the command of Prince Von Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, were able to hold off the French attacks.

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. When he was defeated, the Prussian contingent of the allied forces of occupation was so incensed by its name that they wished to destroy the bridge. Talks and guided tours: At this time, Marshal Michel Ney had completed his maneuvers and had taken up position as ordered by Napoleon.

Jena-Auerstedt 14 October, 1806

Palace and Cathedral of Moritzburg The baroque palace was built between and as a residence for the dukes of Saxe-Zeitz.

It was there that he indicated to his commanders the positions that they were to occupy during the battle on the next day. Lorraine ‘Napoleon’s Conquest of Prussia ‘ At each site there are panels explaining what happened and visitors have the same view of the battlefield as did the commanders, officers and soldiers whose stories are told on the panels.

We use cookies to make our website work best for you. The late gothic style of the cathedral and the elements of flamboyant gothic are striking.

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Battle of Jena–Auerstedt

It was in thick fog that the first French assault at Jena began, at 6 am on the 14th of October. You can also see naploeon banner of the guild of students of Jena, the flag of the Wartburg. Ney’s initial assault was a success, but he found himself overextended and under heavy fire from Prussian artillery. The Prussians split up in a series of disorganised skirmishes.

Greenhill Books, History: Bernadotte was severely censured, and was nearly dismissed — despite being within earshot of Auerstedt and within marching distance of Jena, he ignored his orders and did not participate in either battle.

The poet, statesman and scientist Goethe lived here during nearly 50 years until his death in A cannonball fired in October is still embedded in the south wall. This title examines these two battles, Jena and Auerstadt in detail, showing clearly destrlys swiftness with which Napoleon dealt Prussia’s military machine a severe blow. The thirty museum-buildings include shepherd and farmhouses, barns, workshops of Thuringia, reconstituted in the museum. To ask other readers questions about Jenaplease sign up.

The Prussian Army was in a very poor state. He lived here with his family until his death in He did not go to the aid of Xestroys when the latter asked for help. Part of the War of the Fourth Coalition.