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Breslau [Wroclaw]


Battle Name : Breslau [Wroclaw]

Date(s) : 06 December 1806 - 06 January 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition , Napoleon's Eylau-Friedland Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Allies [Bavarians & W├╝rttembergers] over Prussian Garrison

Type of battle : Land, Seige

Summary

The fortified town [now called Wroclaw] was inadequately manned needing something in the order of 10,000 men to hold it securely. For taking this obstacle the previously named Allied Corps holding Napoleon's southern [right] flank were given the title XI Corps thus honouring them by bringing them within the nomenclature of the Grande Armee.

Location

A major town on the river Oder, now the city of Wroclaw, in western Poland. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Bavarians & W├╝rttembergers]

Number engaged :
22,642

Casualties :
452 (2.00%)

Prussian Garrison

Number engaged :
6,000

Casualties :
6,000 (100.00%)