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Historyland. 10h
Indeed, speaking of writing i believe Airey wrote the Nolan order himself.
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Historyland. 10h
If the Sikh high command hadn’t been riddled with traitors and self interest ... ?
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Historyland. 10h
Balaclava was certainly a reverse but the attacks on the Redan were undoubted failures.
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Historyland. 10h
Harry Smith seemed to feel the same.
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Historyland. 10h
Quite so. Though if Liprandi had pushed it, things might have taken on a more serious tone.
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Airey had an association with Hardinge, who had been at Ferozeshah, a much more dicey engagement. Second hand muddled association?
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Historyland. 11h
M’thanks!
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Historyland. 11h
Replying to @garyashley5
It was a staff officer I believe or someone who had served in India rather than a regimental thing.
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Historyland. 11h
Honestly it is hard to say without an expert to hand. An easy ID would be if you could see a cypher anywhere. Can’t see one but it looks Tsarist.
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Historyland. 11h
Replying to @ProfGSheffield
Apologies prof. Misdirected address. Thanks for the time though.
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Historyland. 11h
Replying to @garyashley5
any ideas?
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Historyland. 11h
The Saxons still couldn’t keep them out though. ;) (And by the time they got them out, they’d been around for so long there had been Scandi kings of England)
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Historyland. 11h
Aye!
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Replying to @ProfGSheffield
any ideas?
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Historyland. 11h
No I in team. ;)
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Allan Mallinson 15h
But what did the Anglo-Saxons ever do for us Britons? They let the roads go to pot, and couldn't keep the Vikings out.
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Historyland. 11h
Am I right in remembering an officer at Balaclava encouraging someone by saying ‘this is nothing compared to Ferozeshah(/Chillianwala)?’
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Historyland. Jul 15
Yes, that’s what I thought as well.
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Historyland. Jul 15
Replying to @kateejamieson
Lord, that was an awful segment! Yes hope to see it too. I doubt it’ll be as good as the original but it should be fun.
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Apsley House Jul 15
On this day Napoleon did surrender. 15th July 1815 Napoleon surrenders to Captain Maitland on board HMS Bellerophon itself a veteran of Trafalgar, presenting himself with the words, "I am come to throw myself on the protection of your Prince and your laws".
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