A Most Desperate Undertaking, edited by A Massie

A Most Desperate Undertaking, The British Army in the Crimea 1854–56
Editor: Alastair Massie

Large format hardback with dust jacket in excellent condition.
Title page inscribed, ‘To John Bevan. Best wishes, Alastair Massie’

Britain, the Army and the Crimean War
The British Army of 1854
The Army of the East
The Landing in the Crimea and the Battle of Alma
The opening of the Siege of Sevastopol and the Battle of Balaklava
The Battle of Inkerman
Administrative breakdown
Political reaction and the public response
The Siege of Sevastopol
Assault on the Redan
Peace and Aftermath

407 pages
B&w and colour photography throughout
305 mm x 305 mm (12 in x 12 in)
2003, National Army Museum, Chelsea


1 in stock

Additional information

Weight 3.5 kg
Dimensions 33 × 33 × 4 cm