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The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.
Particularly was this the case with Davout, who since 1809 had suspected that Berthier desired to ruin his reputation.
For this purpose the right under Davout was drawn back and concealed by skilful use of the ground.
From his cantonments round Berlin Davout was summoned in 1809 to take part in another struggle with Austria.
Whilst Davout was marching and fighting to achieve his purpose, the main battle went against the French.