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The history of the book that never was: Voltaire’s Histoire de la guerre de 1741

Louis XV in 1748, by Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704-1788). (Musée du Louvre, Wikimedia commons) ‘Je doute qu’il y ait à présent un homme dans l’Europe aussi bien au fait que moi de l’histoire de la dernière...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 22 Oct 2020

18th century Highlanders

I don't have a date for this. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 20 Oct 2020

Prestonpans 1745

 Today's anniversary. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 Sep 2020

Dettingen Osprey out

 The new Osprey is out and there is an interesting blog posting on the battle here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 28 Aug 2020

A publishing challenge – the metamorphosis of a major work

Every project in the Complete Works of Voltaire corpus seems to have its own special features that make it not quite fit into the mould of what has gone before. Our team meetings ring to the sounds of editors wailing ‘But this is different !’...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 27 Aug 2020

The Army of George II

 Coming soon looks interesting.https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/the-army-of-george-ii-1727-1760-the-soldiers-who-forged-an-empire.php
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Aug 2020

Dettingen 1743

Today's anniversary. New Osprey soon on the subject. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 27 Jun 2020

Hohenfriederg 1745

Hohenfriedeberg, Battle of Hohenfriedeberg, Attack of Prussian Infantry, June 4th, 1745 - shown "Potsdam Giants" Grenadier Guards Batallion (1806: No. 6). History Painting by Carl Röchling (1855-1920).Today's anniversary. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Jun 2020

British infantry of the 1740s by Pierre Turner

Pierre Turner is the artist from the book British infantry uniforms since 1660 by Michael Barthrop
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 Jun 2020

Royal Ecossais

The best French group for the WAS is the Royal Ecossais. They have a Facebook page here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 May 2020

British Grenadiers

David Morier (1705?-70) - Grenadiers, 22nd and 24th Regiments of Foot, and 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1751Zoomable image hereSee a modern reconstruction of the 23rd uniform here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 May 2020

more War of Austrian Succession grenadiers

DAVID MORIER (1705?-70)Grenadiers, Hungarian Infantry Regiments 'Haller', 'Bethlen' and an Unidentified Infantry Regiment. c. 1747-55
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 24 May 2020

Swiss in Dutch Service

Grenadiers, Infantry Regiments "Hirzel', 'Constant'(?) and 'Stuerler'(?). c. 1748For books on the Dutch army in the War of Austrian Succession and later then these two books will fit the bill.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 22 May 2020

Saxons in the War of Austrian Succession

This might be a fun army to do. Crann Tara do Saxons, Just saying. This book would be something to get.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 May 2020

The French army of the War of Austrian Succession

Anybody read this? Can't find any reviews. It's a little expensive to speculate on.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 May 2020

Wilhelm Dietrich von Buddenbrock

Commander of the Prussian cavalry at Chotusitz. Had an illustrious career starting as a cornet at 18 at the battle of Fleurus (1690) and fighting in most battles of the WSS . Wiki. Painting shows him 1710-20.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 17 May 2020

Battle of Chotusitz

Today's anniversary. Wiki .https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chotusitz
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 17 May 2020

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