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1 Palmer, Alan The Crimean War
New York, NY Dorset Press 1992 088029776X / 9780880297769 2nd Dorset Ed Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Maps 
289 pp, black boards w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black lettering w/color pictorial front. The author examines the war f/the viewpoints of the countries involved. Comparisons are fascinating as the narrative moves back & forth between London, St. Petersburg, Vienna & the battlefields. This was the setting for Lord Tennyson immortal poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" "Forward, the Light Brigade! "Charge for the Guns!" he said: Into the Valley of Death Rode the six hundred. "Forward, the Light Brigade!" Was there a man dismay'd? Noth tho' the soldier knew Someone had blunder'd: Their's not to make reply, Their's not to reason why, Their's but to do and die: Into the valley of Death rode the six hundred." 
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