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[[File:1758 - Austrian invasion of Saxony May to August.jpg|right|thumb|Image of the week: Detail of a map illustrating movements in Saxony from May to August 1758.<br>Source: Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen by the German Grosser Generalstab<br>Courtesy of Tony Flores]]
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[[File:1758 - Austrian invasion of Saxony August and Sept.jpg|right|thumb|Image of the week: Detail of a map illustrating movements of the Austrians and Prussians in Saxony and Silesia from August 10 to September 11 1758.<br>Source: Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen by the German Grosser Generalstab<br>Courtesy of Tony Flores]]
The '''Seven Years' War Project''' now offers free access to 2,460 articles and 3,982 images.
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The '''Seven Years' War Project''' now offers free access to 2,460 articles and 3,985 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.  
  
This week we have added a '''great link''' found by Harald Howe: [http://mapire.eu/en/ Mapire - Historic Maps of the Habsburg Empire]. This website offers a wonderful collection of historic maps of the Habsburg Empire (for ex.: military survey of 1763-1787, 1806-1869...) coupled with modern mapping softwares. You can even synchronize views of modern and old maps. A must see!
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We have recently added a '''great link''' found by Harald Howe: [http://mapire.eu/en/ Mapire - Historic Maps of the Habsburg Empire]. This website offers a wonderful collection of historic maps of the Habsburg Empire (for ex.: military survey of 1763-1787, 1806-1869...) coupled with modern mapping softwares. You can even synchronize views of modern and old maps. A must see!
  
From February 28 to March 20, we have created/improved the following articles:
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From March 21 to 27, we have created/improved the following articles:
 
*in the [[Armies]] section:
 
*in the [[Armies]] section:
**[[Bavarian Army]] ''many articles improved by TheBaron''
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**Bavarian Army
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***[[Törring Cuirassiers]] ''added info contributed by Volker Scholz and Harald Skala''
 
**French Army
 
**French Army
***[[Piémont Infanterie]] ''added info from Susane's work''
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***[[Normandie Infanterie]] ''added info from Susane's work''
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***[[La Tour-du-Pin Infanterie]] ''added info from Susane's work''
 
**Reichsarmee
 
**Reichsarmee
***[[Ernestinisch Sachsen Infantry]] ''added info contributed by Volker Scholz''
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***[[Kreisregiment Württemberg Dragoons]] ''added info contributed by Volker Scholz''
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**Spanish Army
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***[[Hibernia Infantry]] ''added info from Clonard's work''
 
*in the [[Campaigns]] section
 
*in the [[Campaigns]] section
**[[1758 - Austrian invasion of Saxony‎]] ''one new map digitized by Tony Flores''
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**[[1758 - Austrian invasion of Saxony‎]] ''two new maps digitized by Tony Flores''
*in the [[Personalities]] section
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**[[Kolowrat-Krakowsky, Kajetan Franz Count]] ''new article by Harald Skala''
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Revision as of 14:11, 27 March 2017

Image of the week: Detail of a map illustrating movements of the Austrians and Prussians in Saxony and Silesia from August 10 to September 11 1758.
Source: Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen by the German Grosser Generalstab
Courtesy of Tony Flores

The Seven Years' War Project now offers free access to 2,460 articles and 3,985 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.

We have recently added a great link found by Harald Howe: Mapire - Historic Maps of the Habsburg Empire. This website offers a wonderful collection of historic maps of the Habsburg Empire (for ex.: military survey of 1763-1787, 1806-1869...) coupled with modern mapping softwares. You can even synchronize views of modern and old maps. A must see!

From March 21 to 27, we have created/improved the following articles: