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[[File:1758 - Siege of Schweidnitz.jpg‎|right|thumb|Image of the week: Prussian positions during the blockade and siege of Schweidnitz in 1758. Source: "Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen", vol. III Der Siebenjährige Krieg: 1756 - 1763.<br>Courtesy: Tony Flores]]
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[[File:1758 - Expedition against Louisbourg.jpg‎|right|thumb|Image of the week: Map of the operations against Louisbourg in 1758. Source: Lawrence J. Burpee ''An Historical Atlas of Canada''. Courtesy of Tony Flores]]
The '''Seven Years' War Project''' now offers free access to 2,455 articles and 3,952 images.
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The '''Seven Years' War Project''' now offers free access to 2,455 articles and 3,955 images.
  
 
<big>'''Hint'''</big> Thanks mainly to the efforts of Tony Flores, we are currently improving the quality of many maps and adding new ones. Some of you might not know that the maps with the highest resolution are not displayed by default. So to get these high resolution maps, please use the following example:
 
<big>'''Hint'''</big> Thanks mainly to the efforts of Tony Flores, we are currently improving the quality of many maps and adding new ones. Some of you might not know that the maps with the highest resolution are not displayed by default. So to get these high resolution maps, please use the following example:
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...you'll be surprised by the quality of these maps, especially for those published recently.  
 
...you'll be surprised by the quality of these maps, especially for those published recently.  
  
From Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, we have created/improved the following articles:
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From Dec. 6 to 12, we have created/improved the following articles:
 
*in the [[Armies]] section:
 
*in the [[Armies]] section:
**Austrian Army
 
***[[Mercy-Argenteau Infantry]] ''improved by Harald Skala''
 
***[[German Free-Jäger Corps (Otto)]] ''new article by Dieter Müller''
 
***[[Nádasdy Hussars]] ''more info on origin and history''
 
***[[Szechényi Hussars]] ''more info on origin and history''
 
 
**British Army
 
**British Army
***[[1st Foot Guards]] ''more info on origin and history''
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***[[2nd Foot Guards]] ''added info from MacKinson's book''
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***[[3rd Foot Guards]] ''added info from Murray's book''
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***[[1st Foot]] ''added info from Cannon's work''
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***[[2nd Foot]] ''improved section on origin and history''
 
**Spanish Army
 
**Spanish Army
***[[Irlanda Infantry]] ''added info from Clonard's work''
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***[[Leon Infantry]] ''added info from Clonard's work''
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***[[Burgos Infantry]] ''added info from Clonard's work''
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*in the [[Campaigns]] section
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**[[1757 - Austrian raid on Berlin]] ''new map digitized by Tony Flores''
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**[[1758 - British expedition against the fortress of Louisbourg]] ''new map digitized by Tony Flores''
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*in the [[Battles|Battles and Encounters]] section
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**[[1758-07-23 - Combat of Sandershausen]] ''added info from Renouard's work + improved map by Tony Flores''
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**[[1758-08-05 - Combat of Mehr]] ''improved map by Tony Flores''
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**[[1760-04-28 - Battle of Sainte-Foy]] ''new map digitized by Tony Flores''
 
*in the [[Sieges]] section  
 
*in the [[Sieges]] section  
**[[1758 - Siege of Schweidnitz]] ''new map digitized by Tony Flores''
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**[[1758 - Siege of Louisbourg]] ''new map digitized by Tony Flores''
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**[[1758 - Siege of Cüstrin]] ''new map digitized by Tony Flores''

Revision as of 12:53, 12 December 2016

Image of the week: Map of the operations against Louisbourg in 1758. Source: Lawrence J. Burpee An Historical Atlas of Canada. Courtesy of Tony Flores

The Seven Years' War Project now offers free access to 2,455 articles and 3,955 images.

Hint Thanks mainly to the efforts of Tony Flores, we are currently improving the quality of many maps and adding new ones. Some of you might not know that the maps with the highest resolution are not displayed by default. So to get these high resolution maps, please use the following example:

  • in the main article, click on the map, this will display a page containing a map with a higher resolution
  • just below the map, check for the links identified as Other resolutions and click on the highest resolution offered

...you'll be surprised by the quality of these maps, especially for those published recently.

From Dec. 6 to 12, we have created/improved the following articles: