The Crimean War 1853-56

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Catalyst event for the war
1853 Battle of Sinope
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Start of the invasion of the Crimea
September 1854
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The Battle of Alma
October 1854
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Siege of Sebastopol (start)
September 1854
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Battle of Balaclava
October 1854
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What and when was the Thin Red Line?
October 1854 - During the Battle of Balaclava, the 93rd Scottish Highlanders held the line against a larger force of advancing Russians
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The Great Storm - Date and consequences
November 1854 - Captain Christie refuses Prince and Resolute from harbour, lose all winter supplies
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The Harsh Winter
Troops faced an incredible winter with little supplies or food January - March 1855
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End of Siege of Sebastopol
September 1855
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Armistice
British, French, Ottoman victory - 1856
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Treaty of Paris
30 March 1856 - Russia regained the land which was occupied, the Black Sea was neutralised
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Card 2

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Start of the invasion of the Crimea

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September 1854

Card 3

Front

The Battle of Alma

Back

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Card 4

Front

Siege of Sebastopol (start)

Back

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Card 5

Front

Battle of Balaclava

Back

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