9780070716704

The reason why,

Woodham Smith, Cecil Blanche Fitz Gerald

ISBN 10: 0070716706 / 0-07-071670-6
ISBN 13: 9780070716704
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Hardcover
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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.

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