The Crimean War was a conflict fought between the Russian Empire against an alliance of French, British, Ottoman and Sardinian troops. The war broke out in the autumn of 1853. We talk about the soldier's from Bristol who took part in this historic event, thomas Tudor and Anthony Wilder, as well as hear first hand accounts of that fatal charge.
This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England.
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Bristol Times and Mirror - Thursday 10 March 1892
Bristol Mercury - Friday 19 October 1894
In Search of the Light Brigade. By Lawrence W. Crider
The Charge of the Light Brigade. Lord Tredegar Interviewed
"Earl Cardigan's Cavalry Horses", The Era, London: Frederick Ledger (852), 21 January 1855
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