The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith

"The Reason Why" is a historical narrative that explores the circumstances leading to the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War. The book delves into the lives and personalities of key figures involved, including Lord Cardigan and Lord Lucan, highlighting their personal rivalries, political machinations, and the miscommunications that led to the disastrous military action. The narrative is meticulously researched and provides a detailed account of the event, shedding light on the complexities of British military bureaucracy and the tragic consequences of poor leadership.

The 4919th greatest book of all time


Published
1953
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
287
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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