As the famous sun of Austerlitz rose through the pale mist on the morning of December 2nd 1805, the stage was set for one of the most decisive battles of the Napoleonic era. By evening, the combined armies of Austria and Russia would be utterly destroyed. It was to be Napoleon's greatest victory, achieved by a commander at the very peak of his powers. This stunning DVD features dramatised reconstructions and 'eye-witness' accounts, plus Russian archive footage from Bondarchuk's masterpiece 'War and Peace'. With 3D graphic mapping techniques and delightful period imagery, 'Austerlitz 1805' is a memorable account of a bloody battle which had a profound effect on the course of European history. Featuring expert comment and analysis by Dr David Chandler, the world's foremost military historian and author of 'The Campaigns Of Napoleon'.