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Hell Riders The Truth About the Charge of the Light Brigade

By: Brighton, Terry

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18893

ISBN: 0670915289

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.29 X 6.22 X 1.65 inches; 370 pages; "On 25 October 1854, during the Crimean War, the Light Brigade of the British Cavalry Division made the most magnificent and most brutal charge in military history. Almost 700 men armed with sabre and lance, charged straight at the muzzles of Russian cannons. This vivid and extraordinarily detailed account of the charge and the bloody melee that followed, by an author with unique access to regimental archives, is told largely in the words of the sur... View more info

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Crimean War

By: Lambert, Andrew D. & Stephen Badsey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bramley Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17453

ISBN: 1858337348

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

DJ shows light edge wear. Bottom edge of book shows light wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. The glossy pictorial paper covered boards match the design of the DJ. Pictorial endpapers ; War Correspondents; B&W Photographs; 9.53 X 6.69 X 1.34 inches; 346 pages; "This detailed study of British strategy during the Crimean War, from the Eastern crisis of March 1853 to the Treaty of Paris in May 1856, adopts a maritime perspective. It uses fresh archive material to focus on the fact that the Crimean invasion was solely in order to destroy the Russian fleet and base, no... View more info