Friday 20 September 2019

Battle of the Alma

2nd Rifle Brigade leading the Light Division across the river at the Battle of the Alma on 20th September 1854 during the Crimean War: picture by Louis Johns
Famous battle in 1854 occurred today - read the wiki
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1 comment:

  1. My favorite battle of the entire conflict, though sadly lacking much in the way of cavalry action. However, I believe that one of the British regiments on Raglan's left formed square at one point when it looked like Russian cavalry might become a threat..

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