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JAROMÍR HANÁK

Who am I?

A historian inseparable from the Battle of Austerlitz (2nd Dec. 1805) for more than quarter of a century. Since November 1989 until recently working in the Castle of Austerlitz and The Cairn of Peace Museum, in the battlefield. The author of exhibitions dedicated to the Austerlitz Phenomenon as well as dozens of publications, studies and articles, editor and publisher of publications most of which are bound particularly to the Battle of the Three Emperors. Familiarity with the battlefield resulted in publishing the newest, up-to-date voluminous and comprehensive guidebook to the area of the battle. I offer you to get to know and experience the battlefield together with me, either through the guidebook or with me personally right in the battlefield. Let´s set out!

Excellent battlefield guide, Dr. Christopher Duffy
Magnificent publication, Prof. Dušan Uhlíř

„There are some excellent battlefield guides coming out just now, but this work sets the standard by which all the others must be judged.“
- Dr. Christopher Duffy, British military historian, professor emeritus of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, former secretary-general of the British Commission for Military History, author of many military history publications, including a  highly regarded monograph of the Battle of Austerlitz.

„The Austerlitz Battlefield, Guide to the Area of the Battle of the Three Emperors, is a useful, very well done work. Magnificent publication we have waited for a long time!“
- Prof. Dušan Uhlíř, former Director of the Historical Museum in Slavkov / Austerlitz,  professor, author of „The Sun above Slavkov / Austerlitz“, a key work of the Battle as well as many other works on subject.