Czech Republic Remembers Famous Battle of Austerlitz

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The Czech Republic hosts a reconstruction of the 1805 Battle of Austerlitz, part of the Battle of Three Emperors.

It took place under the in Tvarozna, South Moravia. Around 1,000 soldiers dressed in uniforms from 16 countries, were involved.

The clash saw Napoleon's Grande Armee defeat a larger Russo-Austrian force through tactical brilliance. Napoleon's army of 68,000 troops faced a combined force of more than 90,000 men in Tvarozna, in the now the Czech Republic.

The annual Czech event saw enthusiasts in historical costume wielding muskets, pistols, and sabres as they re-enacted the clash, which historians regard as one of the most important battles of the Napoleonic wars.

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