🎧 The Battle of Austerlitz
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 31m
On 2 December 1805 Napoleon Bonaparte won his greatest victory at the Battle of Austerlitz, crushing a combined Austro-Russian Allied force. Victory was total;Napoleon forever boasted this as the military success he was most proud of. In this podcast Dan chats to Ian Castle, an expert on the Battle of Austerlitz, about the engagement: how Napoleon's clever strategy unfolded, the professionalism of his Grande Armée and why the result was so significant.
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