battle of Krasnik
By Zain Reiser, Megan Shortridge
When it started and who was in it.
The Russian empire Forces led by Baron Salza and Nikolai Ivonav.
104 infantry Battalions
100 Calvary squadrons
Austrian-hungary forces led by Conrad Von Huzendurf and Viktor Dankal
144 Infantry Battalions
71 Calvary Squadrons
The battle of krasnik
Dankl's First Army enjoyed a numerical advantage of ten and a half infantry and two cavalry divisions to Baron Salza's six and a half infantry and three and a half cavalry divisions.
General Alexeyev, had expected.On August 22, Alexeyev issued orders to his Fourth and Fifth Armies in an attempt to improve their position in the crash course they were now headed, aimed at a larger, flanking pair of armies. While these orders probably saved the Russian Fourth Army from a possible much worse defeat, it failed to change the nearly pre-ordained outcome of the battle.
The end of the battle of Krasnik
His performance handed the Austro-Hungarian Empire its first victory in World War I.
Russian empire and Austrian-Hungarian casutilies
(6,000 POW and 28 guns) 15,000