The Reason Why: The Incredible Story of the Charge of the Light Brigade

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

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Top page ridge lightly foxed.One-and-a-half inch tear to jacket rear along spine, one inch tear to jacket front along top edge, jacket spine-head chipped. 1954 Hard Cover. 292 pp. Nothing in British campaign history has ever equalled the tragic farce that was the Charge of the Light Brigade. In this fascinating study, Cecil Woodham-Smith shows that responsibility for the fatal mismanagement of the affair rested with the Earls of Cardigan and Lucan, brothers-in-law and sworn enemies for more than thirty years. In revealing the combination of pride and obstinacy that was to prove so fatal, the author gives us a picture of a vanished world, in which heroism and military glory guaranteed an immortality impossible in a more cynical age.Keywords: REASON WHY CECIL WOODHAM SMITH HISTORY BIOGRAPHY MILITARY LIGHT BRIGADE CRIMEAN WAR

Title: The Reason Why: The Incredible Story of the Charge of the Light Brigade

Author: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Categories: Military, European,

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1954

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2206761