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By J. B. R. Nicholson

The British Army's involvement within the Crimean battle of 1854-56 is frequently remembered just for the ill-advised "charge of the sunshine Brigade" throughout the conflict of Sevastopol as memorialized in Tennyson's poem. however, the British military, including the French and Turkish armies, posed an impressive danger to Russia's expansionist objectives. This booklet examines the uniforms of a number of the branches of the British military concerned with the clash, together with common officials and employees, artillery, infantry and the main colourful department of all - the cavalry. quite a few illustrations, together with infrequent modern images depict the army's uniforms in vibrant element.

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