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Les Rousses Pass

Battle Name : Les Rousses Pass

Date(s) : 28 June 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Hundred days ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrians launched a dawn assault against the French National Guard units holding this important pass. The National Guard held up well until they attempted an over ambitious counter-attack. Austrian cavalry took them in the flank. The Austrians thus gained a vital pass into the SaƓne valley.


A pass in the French Jura mountains near the village of Morez about 16 miles north of Geneva. (France)

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