There are detailed maps, orders of battle, uniform and equipment illustrations, biographies and portraits of major actors. The narration and the commentary are both top-notch. The Battle of Austerlitz commonly referred to as the “Battle of the Three Emperors” was one of the most significant engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. With Pierre Mondy, Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale, Leslie Caron. In the battle of Austerlitz, Napoleon Bonaparte fought Russian and Austrian troops. 1805: The Battle of Austerlitz has a running time of 55 minutes, and is narrated by Brian Blessed, with expert commentary from David Chandler.
The Battle of Austerlitz (also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors) was a major engagement in the Napoleonic Wars during the War of the Third Coalition.
Having crushed an Austrian army at Ulm earlier that fall, Napoleon drove east and captured Vienna. The Battle of Austerlitz is considered one of Napoleon Bonaparte’s most significant victories. The Battle of Austerlitz was fought December 2, 1805, and was the deciding engagement of the War of the Third Coalition (1805) during the Napoleonic Wars (1803 to 1815). Austerlitz: The Empire at its Zenith written by F.G. Hourtoulle and illustrated by Andre Jouineau is the fourth book in this very good series. 210th anniversary of the battle of Znaim - Mark Schneider aka Napoleon.
His 68,000 troops defeated almost 90,000 Russians and Austrians, forcing Austria to make peace with France and keeping Prussia temporarily out of the anti-French alliance.
The map graphics are well done and easy to follow. The battle took place near Austerlitz (now in the Czech Republic) in 1805.Napoleon’s big victory let him create the Confederation of the Rhine.The book War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy contains a detailed description of the battle.. References Battle of Austerlitz (December 2, 1805), the first engagement of the War of the Third Coalition and one of Napoleon’s greatest victories.
French Briefing: French Briefing - Austerlitz French Roster: French Army Roster - Austerlitz French Cards: French Army - Austerlitz Allied Briefing: Allied Briefing - Austerlitz Allied Roster: Allied Army Roster - Austerlitz Austrian Cards: Allied Army - Austerlitz Turn Tracker: Turn and Reinforcement Tracker - Austerlitz The book presents the battle of Austerlitz known as the Battle of the Three Emperors and is a brief interpretation of the historical course of the battle in the context of modern historical re-enactments. The book gives the background and overview of the battle of Austerlitz. On December 2, 1805, Napoleon achieved what many consider his greatest success. Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians. Directed by Abel Gance. The video does have two quirky elements however. Outnumbered by the combined armies of the Russian Tsar Alexander I and the Austrian Holy Roman Emperor Francis II, he won a stunning victory at the Battle of Austerlitz. It was fought on December 2, 1805 about four miles (6.4 km) east of the modern Czech town of Brno, then part of the Austrian Empire.