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Day one of the Battle of Leipzig - MDR TV News report

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Day one of the Battle of Leipzig - MDR TV News report

Postby Lt.Campers » October 15th, 2013, 7:54 pm

TV News channel MDR reports heavy fighting around Leipzig at Mockern,and Wachau
as Russian and Prussian troops attack Napoleon's positions.

Good start to the MDR 24 Hour news report, focusing on Day 1 of the Battle of
Leipzig.
Report takes a look at a Saxon field surgoen, at work in Wachau, as casualties
are brought in from the battlefield for treatment.

General report on the background events of the Napoleonic Wars, leading up to the
Battle of Leipzig,
A German field reporters tour of the French encampments in and around Leipzig.

The state of refugees dislocated from their villages and sheltering round Leipzig.

A news conference with Napoleon's Press Attache to the Grande Armee. ( Don't laugh :D :P )

Comments from experts on the progress of the Battle in the MDR studio.

MDR Battle of Leipzig TV News report - can enlarge video screen
The first in the field and the last from the Taverna
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