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The War of the Austrian Succession

This was one of those strange conflicts in European history, which involved most of the other countries in an attempt to put a new ruler on the throne.

Encyclopedia entry
Excellent, detailed writeup of this controversial war from Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia.

The War of Austrian Succession 1741-1748
Another good summation of the facts and figures of this series of conflicts.

The War of the Austrian Succession
The best thing about this site is the detailed maps and blow-by-blow descriptions of two key battles.

The Treaty of Aix-la-Chappelle
More on the treaty that officially ended the war.

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