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Crimean War books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Crimean War category. Presented with a red border are the Crimean War books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Heroes, Rogues & Vagabonds Irish VCs in the Crimean War by David Truesdale, John Young Heroes, Rogues & Vagabonds Irish VCs in the Crimean War
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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,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Siege of Sevastopol 1854 - 1855 The War in the Crimea - Told Through Newspaper Reports, Official Documents and the Accounts of Those Who Were There by Anthony Dawson The Siege of Sevastopol 1854 - 1855 The War in the Crimea - Told Through Newspaper Reports, Official Documents and the Accounts of Those Who Were There

A detailed account of one of the classic sieges of all time completed with images from the author s own collection
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Churchill on Europe The Untold Story by Felix Klos Churchill on Europe The Untold Story

After the Second World War, with Europe in ruins, the victorious Winston Churchill swore to build a peace that would last.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2016

Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854-1856 by Andrew C. Rath Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854-1856

This study of the Crimean War's lesser-known events in the Baltic, White Sea, and Pacific considers vivid descriptions from primary sources in a half-dozen languages. This lively examination of Anglo-French naval campaigns against Czarist Russia and their impact from Finland...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2015

Eyewitness Accounts Battles of The Crimean War by William H. Russell Eyewitness Accounts Battles of The Crimean War

Amberley's new series of Eyewitness Accounts bring history, warfare, disaster, travel and exploration to life, written by the people who could say, 'I was there!'
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2014

Letters from the Light Brigade The British Cavalry in the Crimean War by Anthony Dawson Letters from the Light Brigade The British Cavalry in the Crimean War

Graphic selection of previously unpublished letters and eyewitness accounts describing the Charge of the Light Brigade
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2014

War in the Crimea An Illustrated History by Ian Fletcher, Natalia Ishchenko War in the Crimea An Illustrated History
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On 28 March 1854 Queen Victoria's government announced that Britain was at war with Russia, and British troops made ready to sail to the Crimea. The Crimean War is considered to be the first modern conflict, and the first to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2014

The Crimean War by Martin Mace, John Grehan The Crimean War
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Extremely rare images, most never previously published First war to be covered by newspapers Huge interest due to Florence Nightingale and introduction of Victoria Cross medal A must for all military enthusiasts
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2014

Coming Soon

The Victoria Crosses of the Crimean War The Men Behind the Medals by James W. Bancroft The Victoria Crosses of the Crimean War The Men Behind the Medals

The most comprehensive biographical study of the Crimean VC holders ever compiled.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Unknown Gladstone The Political Life of Herbert Gladstone, 1854-1930 by Kenneth D. Brown The Unknown Gladstone The Political Life of Herbert Gladstone, 1854-1930

Major new biography of forgotten Victorian politician
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Other books in this genre

British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856 by John Grehan, Martin Mace British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856
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This is the first time full collection of Despatches reports have been published. The book gives a unique insight into what happened from those in command. Despatch reports given context by two leading military historians New series covering entire history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2014

The Crimean War by James Grant The Crimean War

The material here was first published in 1894, only 40 years after the end of the Crimean War, at a time when many of the participants were still in their sixties. Grant therefore had access to the primary source interviews...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2013

General Todleben's History of the Defence of Sebastopol, 1854-5 A Review by Sir William Howard Russell General Todleben's History of the Defence of Sebastopol, 1854-5 A Review

Russell's thorough 1865 review of the Russian military engineer Todleben's work emphasises its importance to historians of the Crimean War.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2012

The Great War with Russia The Invasion of the Crimea; a Personal Retrospect of the Battles of the Alma, Balaclava, and Inkerman, and of the Winter of 1854-55 by Sir William Howard Russell The Great War with Russia The Invasion of the Crimea; a Personal Retrospect of the Battles of the Alma, Balaclava, and Inkerman, and of the Winter of 1854-55

An account of the British involvement in the Crimean War by a journalist who witnessed it first hand.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/02/2012

The Crimean War British Grand Strategy Against Russia, 1853-56 by Andrew Lambert The Crimean War British Grand Strategy Against Russia, 1853-56

Deals with the grand strategy, the development and implementation of British national policy and strategy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2011

Crimean Letters from the 41st (the Welch) Regiment, 1854 - 56 by Major-General William Allan Crimean Letters from the 41st (the Welch) Regiment, 1854 - 56


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2011

Crimea by Orlando Figes Crimea

The Crimean War one of the fiercest battles in Russia's history, killing nearly a million men and completely redrawing the map of Europe. Bringing to life soldiers in snow-filled trenches, surgeons on the battlefield and the haunted, fanatical figure of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2011

The Crimean War at Sea The Naval Campaigns Against Russia 1854-56 by Peter Duckers The Crimean War at Sea The Naval Campaigns Against Russia 1854-56

Too often historical writing on the Russian War of 1854-56 focuses narrowly on the land campaign fought in the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. The wider war waged at sea by the British and French navies against the Russians...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2011

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