Saturday, 12 September 2009

The Battle of Weimar


The Halle campaign has gone very well for the Russians, who have won the first two battles and established themselves along the east bank of the river Saale.

This has encouraged Kutuzov to cross the river to secure the unoccupied town of Weimar.

The next day Napoleon arrives with the Imperial Garde. Could this have been a bridge too far for the Russian army.

Read the battle report by clicking on 1813 Halle Campaign on the right.

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