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THE CRIMEAN WAR!!

DATE EVENT DETAILS
13th September 1854 The start of the invasion 60,000 British and French
arrive
20th September Battle of Alma The British and French
defeated Russian forces at
Alma
24th September Start of siege of The first of British and
Sebastopol French attacks on the city…

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Russell's reports do provide valuable information about the conduct of the Crimean war,
however not all his reports are that reliable...

After 25th November 1854 Russell was part of a deliberate campaign ordered by the
Times' editor John Delane to undermine and attack Lord Raglan, the commander in
chief
Russell…

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The light brigade were only saved from complete destruction by a
French charge
Russell's eye witness accounts created the impression of a
monumental error of army leadership and a tragic waste of life
Depictions such as Tennyson's poem reinforced this picture of blunder
redeemed by the bravery and heroism of…

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