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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Book Description McGraw-Hill. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0070716706 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0025562
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070716706
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070716706