Barnsley, 1st ed., 1996. Xiv + 285 pp., 21 photo & other plates + 15 maps + 7 sketches. D.j., 24 x 16cm. FINE. The charge of the Light Brigade ! One of Britain's best-known glorious disasters. This book shatters many long-held conceptions of how and why it happened and who was to blame. For the first time in many years a former professional soldier has combined military expertise, detailed research of participant's accounts with a careful study of the actual ground. The result is a gripping and definitive book, complete with photographs and other plates, maps and sketches.