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King George's War


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(1744–48)

North American component of the War of the Austrian Succession, which saw the capture of Louisburg on Cape Breton Island by a combined British Navy–New England force under William Pepperell in 1745. A subsequent campaign against the St Lawrence valley was abandoned. The fortress was returned to France in exchange for Madras in 1748.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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