E–pub/E–book [The Crimean War The Truth Behind the Myth] Æ Clive Ponting

Better coverage of the non British participants in the war than most English language accounts Best uote Once the preliminaries of peace were signed at the beginning of February 1856 the belligerents agreed that they all disliked the Austrians than each other I recently decided to read about the Crimean War and this book was my first other I recently decided to read about the Crimean War and this book was my first foray into this particular war It provides a ood eneral introduction to anyone in the same boat as me Whilst I thought the battlefield commentary lacked this is not The Crimean War is full of resonance not least the Charge of the Light Brigade the Siege of Sevastopol and Florence Nightingale at Scutari with her lamp In this fascinating book Clive Ponting separates the myths from the reality and tells the true story of the heroism of the ordinary soldiers often through eye witness accounts of the men who fought and those who survived the terrible winter of 1854 55. .



The Crimean War The Truth Behind the MythRd True Ponting s critical of Florence Nightingale and Lord Raglan than most but neither is he breaking any round Ponting is commendable though but neither is he breaking any Just The Man She Needed ground Ponting is commendable though three points 1 emphasizing Franc I prettyood introduction to a war I had pretty much know nothing about with the exception of the Charge of the Light Brigade see and Florence Nightingale The book illustrates the incompetence and indifference that was prevalent "In Every Aspect Of The " every aspect of the It also shows how Victorian ideology was the main reason for this debacle. Nch systems steam battleships telegraph and railways; yet the British soldiers wore their old highly coloured uniforms and took part in their last cavalry charge in Europe There were over 650000 casualtiesBritain was unable fully to deploy her reatest strength her Navy while her Army was led by incompetent aristocrats The views of ordinary soldiers about Raglan Cardigan and Lucan make painful reading.

Clive Ponting ↠ 8 review

He type of book that oes into depth of orders of troop dispositions etc it did provide ood insight into the politics people and logistics etc it did provide ood insight the politics people and logistics this first truly modern war Good book for the debunking of myths and its worth "getting for the eyewitness reports which are its strongpoint A worthwhile book on an overlooked period Ponting a " for the eyewitness reports which are its strongpoint A worthwhile book on an overlooked period Ponting a Office official turned historical adfly turns his jaundiced eye towards the Crimean War Despite the title his book doesn t exactly overturn the historical reco. To contemporaries it was 'The Great War with Russia' fought not only in the Black Sea and the Crimea but in the Baltic the Arctic the Pacific and the Caucasus Ironically Britain's allies were France her traditional enemy ably commanded from home by Napoleon III himself and the Muslim Ottoman Empire widely seen as an infidel corrupt power It was the first of the 'modern' wars using rifles artillery tre.
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    Clive Ponting ↠ 8 review E–pub/E–book [The Crimean War The Truth Behind the Myth] Æ Clive Ponting Ponting a Foreign Office official turned historical gadfly turns his jaundiced eye towards the Crimean War Despite the title his book doesn't exactly overturn the historical record True Ponting's critical of Florence Nightingale and Lord Raglan than most but neither is he breaking any ground Ponting is commendable though on three points 1 emphasizing France's role in the conflict 2 analyzing the war's secondary theaters and 3 framing the wa

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