The reason why,

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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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Woodham Smith, Cecil Blanche Fitz Gerald
Published by McGraw-Hill (1971)
ISBN 10: 0070716706 ISBN 13: 9780070716704
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070716706

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