Hell Riders

The True Story of the Charge of the Light Brigade

by Terry Brighton

Hell Riders

Hardcover, 370 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $27.50 | purchase

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The story of the Light Brigade charge of 1854, published to coincide with its 150th anniversary, is drawn from the personal journals of its survivors and documents the inept leadership of British commander in chief Lord Raglan; the high casualty losses that were incurred during the battle's first few minutes; and the harrowing obstacles faced by its survivors. 25,000 first printing.

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