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Featured battle : Trochtelfingen

Part of French War of the Third Coalition

Date : 18 October 1805

Soult's IV Corps and Murat's Cavalry Reserve caught Wernick's exhausted troops [mostly infantry] at Trochtelfingen. A surrender was negotiated in which Wernick agreed to all of his troops whether present or not surrendering. Field Marshall Graf Hohenzollern with 10 squadrons of Wernick's cavalry flatly refused to obey the order.

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Scenes from a battle re-enactment. - MUR3_battle3

Scenes from a battle re-enactment. - MUR3_battle3

Scenes from a re-enactment of a WW1 engagement from the finale of the Murton History festival 2009

Gallery updated : 2018-08-19 15:20:50

Featured review :

Rome at War, Caesar and his Legacy

Gilliver, Goldsworthy & Whitby
A 3 part work covering Caesar's Gallic wars, his civil war, then a study of late Rome in 3rd to 7th centuries
Osprey, Essential Histories, 2005

Reviewed : 2011-09-30 00:00:00