Hell Riders: The Truth About The Charge Of The Light Brigade
'He writes with pace and precision, and as an account of this episode his book will be hard to beat...excellent'. Simon Heffer, The Spectator. 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...
Hardcover: 400 pages
Publisher: Viking; 1st Edition edition (July 10, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.5 x 9.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 5284504
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“A detailed history of the mix up of that caused the ill advised Charge of the Light Brigade. it is an excellent book for the serious history buff, but a little too detailed for the average reader....”
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 survivors themselves. Terry Brighton takes the reader closer than ever before to the experience of charging down the Valley of Death.