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Battle of Craonne
Date and place
March 7th, 1814 at Craonne, Aisne, Picardy, northern France.
French army (37,000 men) under Emperor Napoleon the First.
Prussian and Russian army (90,000 men), under Field Marshal
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Casualties and losses
French army: 5,400 men killed or injured, including marshall Victor and the generals Grouchy and Cambronne.
Allied Army: 5,000 soldiers.
"The Battle of Craonne" (detail). Painted by Théodore Yung.
Map of the battle
Aerial panorama of Craonne battlefield
Photos by Lionel A. Bouchon.
Photos by Marie-Albe Grau.
Photos by Floriane Grau.
Photos by Michèle Grau-Ghelardi.
Photos by Didier Grau.
Photos made by people outside the Napoleon & Empire association.
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