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Balaclava 1854: The Charge of the Light Brigade
 

Balaclava 1854: The Charge of the Light Brigade (EPUB ebook)

By Sweetman, John

Examines the crucial battle of Balaclava, including: the attack on the redoubts; the action of the thin red line in which an assortment of about 700 British troops, some invalids, were abandoned by their Turkish allies; the subsequent charge of the Heavy Brigade; and the most fam... read full description below.

ISBN 9781782005063
Barcode 9781782005063
Published 20 October 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Series Campaign (part: 6)

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ISBN-13 9781782005063
ISBN-10 1782005064
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Publication Date 20 October 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Sweetman, John
Series Campaign (part: 6)
Category History
World History
World History: C 1750 To C 1900
British & Irish History
European History
Military History
War & Defence Operations
Civil War
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 947.073
Catalogue Code Not specified

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The port of Balaclava was crucial in maintaining the supply lines for the Allied siege of Sevastapol. The Russian attack in October 1854 therefore posed a major threat to the survival of the Allied cause. This book examines in detail the crucial battle of Balaclava, including: the attack on the redoubts; the action of "the thin red line" in which an assortment of about 700 British troops, some invalids, were abandoned by their Turkish allies; the subsequent charge of the Heavy Brigade; and the most famous part of the battle: the infamous charge of the Light Brigade.

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Author's Bio

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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