Crimean War by John Sweetman
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Crimean War
By John Sweetman

The Crimean War

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Crimean War by John Sweetman

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This bitter war between Russia and Turkey, aided by Britain and France, was the setting for the stuff of legends. This book details the gallant yet suicidal Charge of the Light Brigade, now immortalised in film: in the words of Tennyson, 'Into the Valley of Death rode the Six Hundred'. It relates the reports made by the first real war correspondant, William Russell of the London Times - reports which served only to highlight the army's problems - and memorialises the heroic deeds of Florence Nightingale, who struggled to save young men from the most formidable enemy in the Crimean War: not the Russians, but cholera.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841761862
ISBN-10: 1841761869
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 170mm x 8mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 19-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Sweetman

John Sweetman, former head of Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and long-suffering supporter of Portsmouth F.C., is the author of numerous books and articles about the Crimean War including a biography of Lord Raglan.

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