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..

    Best Regards,