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Fitzroy James Henry Somerset Raglan, 1st Baron

(1788—1855) army officer

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Balaclava

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A battle of the Crimean War, fought between Russia and an alliance of British, French, and Turkish forces in and around the port of Balaclava (now Balaklava) in the southern Crimea in 1854....

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battle of Alma

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1854.

On 20 September, a week after disembarking in the Crimea, British, French, and Turkish troops under Raglan and St Arnaud launched an attack on Menshikov's forces blocking...

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Charge of the Light Brigade

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1854.

During the battle of Balaclava (25 October 1854) Lord Raglan ordered Lord Lucan to advance his cavalry to stop the Russians removing captured cannon from the Causeway...

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Crimean War

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A war (1853–6) between Russia and an alliance of Great Britain, France, Sardinia, and Turkey. Russian aggression against Turkey led to war, with Turkey's European allies intervening to...

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Monmouthshire

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Was the most border of all counties, straddling England and Wales throughout its 400 years' history.

In pre‐Roman times, the area was part of the territory of the Silures. It was...

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war correspondents

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A newspaper or periodical writer or radio or television journalist assigned to report on a war or combat situation from direct observation.

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