Auerstedt


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Auerstedt

(ou`ərshtĕt), village, Thuringia, S central Germany. At Auerstedt on Oct. 14, 1806 (the same day Napoleon I triumphed at Jena), French Marshal Louis Nicholas Davout defeated the Prussians under Duke Charles of Brunswick.
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4) Following the Prussian defeat at the battles of Jena and Auerstedt, Germany, in 1806, the generals began an in-depth review of Prussian doctrine and, in 1837, updated the Prussian field service regulation.
Accordingly, the Prussian army suffered a huge defeat at Jena and Auerstedt.
Kalberer has for more than ten years now been drawing on traditional Mesopotamian methods to develop a building technique typified by car ports, children's playhouses and larger structures for social evenings at village festivals, as in Auerstedt near Weimar.
It is 1806, the battles of Jena and Auerstedt are begin fought in Prussia, when Hegel looks out the window he recognizes the world spirit passing by on horseback.