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On 20 September 1854 the combined British and French armies confronted the Russians at the river Alma in the critical opening encounter of the Crimean War. This was the first major battle the British had fought on European soil since Waterloo almost 40 years before. returncharacterreturncharacterIn this compelling and meticulously researched study, Ian Fletcher and Natalia Ishchenko reconstruct the battle in vivid detail, using many rare and unpublished eyewitness accounts from all sides - English, French and Russian. Their groundbreaking work promises to be the definitive history of this extraordinary clash of arms for many years to come. It also gives a fascinating insight into military thinking and organization in the 1850s, midway between the end of the Napoleonic era and the outbreak of the Great War.

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ISBN:
9781844156726
Author:
Fletcher, Ian
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books
Author:
Ishchenko, Natalia
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-General History
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
246
Dimensions:
9.20x6.40x1.00 in. 1.25 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » General
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Miscellaneous Wars
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » Eastern Europe

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"Synopsis" by , On 20 September 1854 the combined British and French armies confronted the Russians at the river Alma in the critical opening encounter of the Crimean War. This was the first major battle the British had fought on European soil since Waterloo almost 40 years before. returncharacterreturncharacterIn this compelling and meticulously researched study, Ian Fletcher and Natalia Ishchenko reconstruct the battle in vivid detail, using many rare and unpublished eyewitness accounts from all sides - English, French and Russian. Their groundbreaking work promises to be the definitive history of this extraordinary clash of arms for many years to come. It also gives a fascinating insight into military thinking and organization in the 1850s, midway between the end of the Napoleonic era and the outbreak of the Great War.
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