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Thursday, July 14, 2016

27 April 1813 – End of Magdeburg Campaign

Tactical Map
Blucher dominated this campaign and defeated Napoleon at Helmstedt and Eilseben.   Having failed to take Magdeburg, and running short of supplies, Napoleon ordered his army to retreat.
Strategic Map

The Magdeburg campaign was the fifth phase in North Germany between the First French and the Prussian armies.  It lasted 6 days and there were two battles.  The Prussians won both.

The Prussians won the Brunswick campaign phase

The campaign started on 27 May and ended on 30 June 2016

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