FORGOTTEN HEROES : THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE.

Dutton, Roy.


£45.00




InfoDial Ltd., Wirral, 1st ed., 25th October 2007 with a bookplate pasted to f.f.e.p., stating "Collector's Edition number 2 of 200." 417 pp., numerous photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 25 x 18cm. Tiny closed repair to rear of d.j., o/w FINE. This substantial volume provides first-hand accounts of the men who took part in the heroic and tragic Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaklava on the 25th October 1854. Previously unpublished biographies of the men and photographs bring their stories to life. What became of our heroes ? Some died penniless while others found fame and fortune. Set within an unrelenting and cruel military campaign, where many would perish, unravelling the myths to find many of the missing Chargers was a massive undertaking which the author carries out successfully in this book. Collector's Edition number 2 of 200.


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