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Scenario#: FW03     Date: June 4, 1745     Location: Hohenfriedberg, Striegau, Prussian Silesia

Frederick II reentered the war at the behest of Louis XV of France. As was his style, he launched an offensive in 1744, but he was outmaneuvered by the skilled Otto von Traun. However, it was Charles who was selected …

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Scenario#: FW02     Date: May 17, 1742     Location: Chotusice, Bohemia

Prince Charles of Lorraine, an influential Hapsburg, was sent by Maria to retake Prague. After failing to destroy Frederick’s scattered army in detail, Charles confronted the Prussians near Chotusitz. Although Frederick’s army was not fully deployed,…

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Scenario#: FW01     Date: April 14, 1741     Location: Mollwitz, Silesia

The young Frederick II touched off the War of the Austrian Succession on December 16, 1740 with his invasion of Silesia. However, Maria Theresa was determined to regain her lost province. She released Wilhelm von Neipperg from prison and gave …

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Scenario#: FW04     Date: September 30, 1745     Location: Soor, Hajnice, Bohemia

Charles, in a move of surprising boldness, marched on Frederick’s camp in Bohemia. He occupied the hills that Frederick, in a lapse of judgment, had failed to fortify. Frederick was undeterred. He formed his forces in columns and lunged at …

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