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Landshut 1


Battle Name : Landshut 1

Date(s) : 16 April 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Bavarian Forces [French Allies]

Type of battle : Land

Summary

A very determined attack by the Austrians succeeded against odds of four to one to force a crossing of the river Isar. The Austrians were the adavnced guard of the V Corps and were able to establish a bridgehead for their corps.

Location

A town on the river Isar in southeastern Bavaria, Germany about 38 miles northeast of Munich [now M√ľnchen]. (Germany)

Casualty figures

Bavarian Forces [French Allies]

Number engaged :
4,200

Casualties :
157 (3.74%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :
930

Casualties :
96 (10.32%)