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The Crimean War was a Russo-Turkish War first and a European war second--or to borrow from David Goldfrank, the Crimean War consisted of "two wars and a diplomatic struggle," the latter referring to Austria's and Prussia's involvement from the sidelines.
The prime villain of the book, David Urquhart, was the most rabid of the British Russophobes; as Figes acknowledges, "no writer did more to prepare the British public for the Crimean War." The 19th-century Scottish counterpart to today's Russo- and Serbophobic neocons, Urquhart started out as a pamphleteer promoting friendship with the Turks and war with Russia.
Of all the Victoria Crosses awarded for the Crimean War, only 22 of them such as Knox's were for two or more actions.
The monument in Devnya seems perplexing from another point of view as well a it fails to mention the French casualties that shared the fate of the British soldiers in the Crimean War near Varna.
She includes above these two pages two illustrations of Russell, a photograph by Roger Fenton, whose Crimean War photographs deserve more general attention than she gives them, and a Punch cartoon of him years later in 1881 by Sambourne who called Russell 'The Man for the Times'.
The Museum is independent and has over 2,000 artefacts owned by and associated with Florence Nightingale, the Crimean War, nursing and Florence Nightingale's legacy.
At times, the reference is implicit and looks toward Taylor's later work on the Second World War as when he refers to 'this mixture of conciliation always too grudging and firmness always too late which, on the British side, produced the Crimean War'.
MOSCOW Ukraine's defense chiefs are planning to set the historical record straight with a $20 million movie set during the Crimean war of the 1850s.
A IT was instituted to award valour in the Crimean War between 1854 and 1856, Anne.
There is hardly an account of the Crimean War that doesn't mention Fanny Duberly, a British Army officer's wife and perhaps the only one to have accompanied her husband to the theatre of the most devastating conflict of the 19th century.
Seacole, the black Jamaican "heroine" of the second chapter, is similarly "a transatlantic traveler of the Americas" who significantly intervenes within and reconfigures "discourses of war, medicine, and imperialism on both sides of the Atlantic." Fish situates Seacole within a tradition of travel writing and the history of Western mercantilist endeavors in the geographical contact zones of the Central and South American Gold Rush frontier and the Crimean War in the 1840s-50s.