This diorama is much more than just a diorama it is a history lesson in 3D, this is the stunning work of Wolfgang Meyer , Paul and Daniela, Called "Danube 1809" is what became known as the Crisis on the Danube.
The year 1809 witnessed a geopolitical shift in Europe. While France and Napoleon’s Grande Armée remained ascendant, new forces weighed in the European balance of power. The author conducts us through the swirl of diplomatic intrigue that preceded the 1809 Austrian campaign. Revealed is the complex web of alliances, Napoleon’s mistaken political calculations, and the duplicity of his underlings that draw the French emperor into an unwanted war. Despite his diplomatic naïveté, Napoleon continues to exhibit the flashes of military genius that prompted him to describe this campaign as among the finest in his career.