File:1757 Battle of Gross-Jägersdorf.jpg

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Map of the Battle of Battle of Gross-Jägersdorf fought on August 30 1757. Situation at 9:30 a.m.

Detail of a map of the book "Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen", vol. III Der Siebenjährige Krieg: 1756 - 1763, published by the Grosser Generalstab, Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II., Berlin 1901-1913

Legend

Blue dotted lines = Movements of the Prussians between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m.
Blue dashed lines = Movements of the Prussians from 7:00. to 9:30 a.m.
A (solid blue boxes) = Positions of Prussian units during the combat around 9:30 a.m.

A1 = Cavalry of the right wing under Major-General Prince von Holstein
A2 = Battery on the right wing
A3 = Infantry right wing and infantry centre
A4 = Infantry left wing in the forest
A5 = Last position of the centre battery
A6 = Battery of the left wing
A7 = Second attack of the cavalry left wing led bu Lieutenant-General Schorlemer

Red dotted lines = Movements of the Russians between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m.
Red dashed lines = Movements of the Russians from 7:00. to 9:30 a.m.
A (solid red boxes) = Positions of Russian units during the combat around 9:30 a.m.

A1 = Leontiev's Brigade with the 1st Grenadier and the 1st Field artillery brigade of the 3rd Division drive back the last cavalry attack
A2 = Russian units driving the Prussian left wing out of the forest
A3 = Rumyantsev's Brigade, previously kept in reserve falls on the left left flank of the Prussian infantry centre
A4 = Infantry is pushed back into the forest
A5 = Cavalry of the right wing who did not take part in the battle
A6 = The avant-garde

Acknowledgments

Tony Flores for the scanning of the image.

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