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Reason Why

Reason Why

by Cecil Woodham-Smith
     
 

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Cecil Woodham-Smith delves into the extraordinary story of the disastrous defeat of Britain's Light Cavalry Brigade on September 20, 1854, at the battle of Balaclava in the Crimea. From scores of previously unpublished letters and official communiques, she has unearthed devastating evidence about why more than 500 men rode to certain death in a valley occupied on

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Cecil Woodham-Smith delves into the extraordinary story of the disastrous defeat of Britain's Light Cavalry Brigade on September 20, 1854, at the battle of Balaclava in the Crimea. From scores of previously unpublished letters and official communiques, she has unearthed devastating evidence about why more than 500 men rode to certain death in a valley occupied on three sides by enemy Russian artillery.

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ISBN-13:
9780760707005
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
02/15/1998
Pages:
290

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