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Crimea : the Great Crimean War, 1854-1856

Author: Trevor Royle
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Palgrave Macmillan paperback edView all editions and formats
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The war was a watershed in world history and pointed the way to what mass warfare would be like in the twentieth century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Royle
ISBN: 1403964165 9781403964168 0312230796 9780312230791
OCLC Number: 54909425
Description: 564 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: 1851 --
A Churchwardens' Quarrel --
Menshikov's Mission --
Getting into Deep Waters --
The Thousand and One Notes --
Phoney War --
The Affair at Sinope --
Drifting towards War --
'Our Beautiful Guards' --
Uneasy Partners --
Opening Shots --
Varna Interlude --
Hurrah for the Crimea! --
Advance to Contact --
The Alma: The Infantry Will Advance --
Missed Opportunities --
Ladies with Lamps --
Balaklava: A Cavalryman's Battle --
Inkerman: An Infantryman's Battle --
Arrival of General Winter --
Muddle in Washington, Progress in Vienna --
'Pam' Enters the Fray --
Spring Stalemate --
Todleben's Triumph --
Spring Cruise, Summer Success --
Trench Warfare: Massacre in the Redoubts --
Sevastopol Falls --
The Forgotten War: Kars and Erzerum --
A Second Winter --
Peace Feelers --
Tying Up Some Loose Ends --
Peacetime in Paris --
The New World Order --
Learning the Lessons the Hard Way --
Epilogue: 1914.
Responsibility: Trevor Royle.
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