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[[File:1757 Silesia September.jpg|right|thumb|Image of the week: Detail of a map illustrating movements in Silesia in September and October 1757.<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 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]]
The '''Seven Years' War Project''' now offers free access to 2,459 articles and 3,980 images.
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The '''Seven Years' War Project''' now offers free access to 2,460 articles and 3,982 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 February 14 to 20, we have created/improved the following articles:
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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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From February 28 to March 20, we have created/improved the following articles:
 
*in the [[Armies]] section:
 
*in the [[Armies]] section:
**Austrian Army
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**[[Bavarian Army]] ''many articles improved by TheBaron''
***[[Browne Infantry]] ''improved by Harald Skala''
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**French Army
 
**French Army
***[[Navarre Infanterie]] ''added info from Susane's work''
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***[[Piémont Infanterie]] ''added info from Susane's work''
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**Reichsarmee
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***[[Ernestinisch Sachsen Infantry]] ''added info contributed by Volker Scholz''
 
*in the [[Campaigns]] section
 
*in the [[Campaigns]] section
**[[1757 - Austrian invasion of Silesia‎]] ''one improved map and two new maps digitized by Tony Flores''
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**[[1758 - Austrian invasion of Saxony‎]] ''one new map digitized by Tony Flores''
 
*in the [[Personalities]] section
 
*in the [[Personalities]] section
**[[Esterházy de Gálantha, Nikolaus Count]] ''new article by Harald Skala''
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**[[Kolowrat-Krakowsky, Kajetan Franz Count]] ''new article by Harald Skala''

Revision as of 14:24, 20 March 2017

Image of the week: Detail of a map illustrating movements in Saxony from May to August 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 3,982 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.

This week we have 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 February 28 to March 20, we have created/improved the following articles: