Heroes, Rogues And Vagabonds: Irish Vcs Of The Crimean War by David TruesdaleHeroes, Rogues And Vagabonds: Irish Vcs Of The Crimean War by David Truesdale

Heroes, Rogues And Vagabonds: Irish Vcs Of The Crimean War

byDavid Truesdale, John Young

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Those men awarded the Victoria Cross during the Crimean War served in the artillery, infantry, cavalry and Royal Navy. Not only was the first ever VC recipient an Irishman, so was the first soldier to be so awarded, as was, in many cases the first in many infantry regiments. An Irish VC winner can be found in all major engagements, including the Charge of the Light Brigade and when it came to tossing a live shell out of a trench, the Irish almost made it an Olympic sport.

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David Truesdale took early retirement in 1998 and since then has written for films and television and produced battlefield guides for the Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, The First Eagle: the 87th Foot at the Battle of Barrosa and Regulars by God! The 89th Foot at the Battle of Lundy's Lane. He is the author of Brotherhood of the Cauldron...

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Title:Heroes, Rogues And Vagabonds: Irish Vcs Of The Crimean WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2020Publisher:Helion and CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:191151220X

ISBN - 13:9781911512202

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