Napoleon feted in Czech reenactment of Battle of Austerlitz

– Cannons roared and horses’ hooves pounded across the battlefield on which French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte won one of his most famous victories as hundreds of people took part in a weekend reenactment of the Battle of Austerlitz. Known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, the clash which was fought on Dec. 2, 1805 saw Napoleon’s Grande Armee defeat a larger Russo-Austrian force through tactical brilliance. The annual Czech event saw enthusiasts in historical…

"Napoleon feted in Czech reenactment of Battle of Austerlitz"