Maps of Battle of Leipzig 1813.

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- - - - - The coalition armies of Russia, Austria, Prussia and Sweden decisively defeated the French army of Napoleon I.
- - - - - Napoleon's army also contained Polish and Italian troops, as well as Germans from the Confederation of the Rhine.
- - - - - The battle was the culmination of the 1813 German campaign.
- - - - - Being decisively defeated for the first time in such large battle, Napoleon was compelled to return to France
- - - - - while the Coalition hurried to keep their momentum, invading France early the next year. Napoleon was forced
- - - - - to abdicate and was exiled to Elba in May 1814.

Sources:
Bowden - "Armies of 1813"
Elting - "Swords Around a Throne"
Leggiere - "The Fall of Napoleon"
Brett-James - "Napoleon Against Europe"
Bowden - "Napoleon's Grande Armee of 1813"
Marbot - "Memoirs of General Baron de Marbot"
Digby Smith - "1813: Leipzig - Napoleon and the Battle of the Nations"
Pictures by Keith Rocco, Jan Suchodolski, A.I. Zauerweid, D. Zgonnik, J. Kossak and others
Diorama of Leipzig by Udo Sixel and Wolfgang Meyer

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- - - - - Map 1: "Day One. Deployment of Troops." >> - - - - - New

- - - - - Map 2: "Day One. Heavy Fighting North and South of the City. Allied Offensive." >> - - - - - New

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- - - - - Map 2:
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- - - - - Heavy Fighting North and South of the City. Allied Offensive.
- - - - - "One should not believe but they are really attacking me." - Napoleon

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Articles:

- - - - - Battle of Leipzig 1813

- - - - - French Order of Battle

- - - - - Allied Order of Battle

- - - - - British Rockets (ext. link)