Cecil Woodham-Smith

Nationality

British

Description

Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith (née Fitzgerald) (29 April 1896 – 16 March 1977) was a British historian and biographer. She wrote four popular history books, each dealing with a different aspect of the Victorian era.

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Gender

Female

The best books of all time by Cecil Woodham-Smith

  1. 503 . The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith

    Examines a part of the action of the Battle of Balaclava, one of the earlier and most important battles of the Crimean War.

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  2. 617 . Florence Nightingale by Cecil Woodham-Smith

    Draws on research by army historians to describe the cover-up of disastrous events in the Crimea, and to seperate Nightingale's real achievments from her mythical ones.