Letters from the Light Brigade: The British Cavalry in the Crimean War



The Charge of the Light Brigade is one of the most famous, controversial and emotive small-scale actions in military history. Over the 160 years since the event, and since it was immortalized in Tennyson’s poem, it has generated a stream of writing and debate. Yet, as this new book by Anthony Dawson shows, the subject is far from exhausted. His selection of previously unpublished letters and journal accounts of the two cavalry charges at the Battle of Balaklava is a notable addition to the…



Letters From The Light Brigade

Pub Date : 2014-06-30 | Author : Anthony Dawson | Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781473838222
ISBN 13 : 1473838223

The Charge of the Light Brigade is one of the most famous, controversial and emotive small-scale actions in military history. Over the 160 years since the event, and since it was i..


Real War Horses

Pub Date : 2016-10-30 | Author : Anthony Leslie Dawson | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781473847088
ISBN 13 : 1473847087

Many histories have been written about the conflicts the British army was involved in between the Battle of Waterloo and the First World War. There are detailed studies of campaign..



The Crimean War

Pub Date : 2011-04-12 | Author : Orlando Figes | Publisher : Metropolitan Books

ISBN 10 : 1429997249
ISBN 13 : 9781429997249

Please note that the maps available in the print edition do not appear in the ebook. From "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians," (Financial Times) the definitive acc..


Mrs Duberly S War

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Frances Isabella Locke Duberly | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199532063
ISBN 13 : 0199532060

Mrs Duberly's journal is one of the most vivid eye-witness accounts we have of the Crimean War and was a publishing sensation in the 1850s. This edition - the first since 1856 - co..


Hell Riders

Pub Date : 2013-12-10 | Author : Terry Brighton | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781466859678
ISBN 13 : 1466859679

On the 150th anniversary of the world's most famous cavalry charge comes a revisionist retelling of the battle based on firsthand accounts from the soldiers who fought there In Oct..



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