Military List Of War of the Austrian Succession Battles

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List of every major War of the Austrian Succession battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous War of the Austrian Succession battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the War of the Austrian Succession, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this War of the Austrian Succession list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these War of the Austrian Succession battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

This list below has a variety of battles in it, from Battle of Rocoux to Battle of Fontenoy.
Action of 14 June 1742 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of War of the Austrian Succession Battles
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Action of 14 June 1742

The Action of 14 June 1742 was a minor naval battle of the War of the Austrian Succession in which a small British squadron under Captain Richard Norris burned 5 Spanish royal galleys at the French port of Saint Tropez. Norris had surprised the galleys near Sainte-Marguerite and had chased and driven them into the French port. The British captain, in spite of alleged French neutrality, followed the Spanish vessels into the port and destroyed them at slight cost. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Saint-Tropez, France

Part of: War of the Austrian Succession

Action of 8 May 1744 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of War of the Austrian Succession Battles
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Action of 8 May 1744

The Action of 8 May 1744 was a minor naval engagement of the War of the Austrian Succession in which two French ships of the line, the 60-gun Content, and the 64-gun Mars, captured the British ship of the line HMS Northumberland, after a desperate action lasting four hours. Northumberland's captain, Thomas Watson, and her second-lieutenant were among those killed. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Yangtze River, China

Part of: Three Kingdoms, War of the Austrian Succession

Combatants: France

Battle of Assietta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of War of the Austrian Succession Battles
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The Battle of Assietta was fought in the Italian campaign of the War of the Austrian Succession on 19 July 1747. It resulted in a defeat for France against the army of the Kingdom of Sardinia. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Savoy

Part of: War of the Austrian Succession

Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Sardinia

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The Battle of Bassignana was fought in the Italian campaign of the War of the Austrian Succession on September 27, 1745. It resulted in a victory for the combined armies of France and Spain over Austria and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The Bourbon armies, finally united after a two-year campaign, won through a maneuver that caused 25,000 Austrian troops to head towards Piacenza and leave their Sardinian allies isolated. The Sardinians were then overwhelmed and beaten. The Spanish forces along with a strong contingent of Genoese captured a series of towns: Tortona, Parma, Piacenza and threatened to take Milan. The Austrians moved to protect the capital of Lombardy leaving Victor Emmanuel, the ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Alessandria, Italy

Part of: War of the Austrian Succession

Combatants: Early modern France, Bourbon Spain, Habsburg Monarchy, Kingdom of Sardinia

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