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a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face

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They won fame as the Thin Red Line at the battle of Balaclava in 1854, where they fought off a massive Russian cavalry charge.
For example, the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava, immortalized by Tennyson, is described by Figes not as a "glorious disaster" of popular myth, but "in some ways a success, despite the heavy casualties.
The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British cavalry against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava in 1854 during the Crimean War.
The town is most famous for the Battle of Balaclava which took place during the Crimean War.
Don't confuse it with the " valley of death" that inspired Alfred Lord Tennyson's famous poem ( that reference was to the Battle of Balaclava in Ukraine during the Crimean War).
It was there, among the Confederateflagged gravestones, we discovered the resting place of William Henry Cory, who was born in Clapham, survived the Charge of the Light Brigade in the Battle of Balaclava and then crossed the Atlantic to serve in the Confederate army in the American Civil War.
Hundreds of British troops were killed or wounded after an ill-fated attack against Russian forces in the Battle of Balaclava on October 1 854.
1854: Lord Cardigan led the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War.
1854 - Lord Cardigan led the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War1881 - Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and creator of Cubism, was born in Malaga.
The Allied bombardment of the city began, on October 17th, and eight days later a Russian attempt to relieve the siege was defeated at the battle of Balaclava.
This collection has more than 100 war reports, beginning with William Howard Russell's account of the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War and ending with the fighting in the former Yugoslavia.
The second structural theme of the book is the Battle of Balaclava and the charge of the Light Brigade.
To mark the 163rd anniversary of the Battle of Balaclava (October 25, 1854) come along on Wednesday, October 25 and experience Crimean War medicine with Florence Nightingale and modern facilities in a real army field hospital with the Royal Army Medical Corps, plus crafts and object handling.
To mark the 163rd anniversary of the Battle of Balaclava (25 October 1854) come along on Wednesday October 25 and experience Crimean War medicine with Florence Nightingale and modern facilities in a real army field hospital with the Royal Army Medical Corps, plus crafts and object handling.
Their legendary cavalry charge in Cambrai would forever draw comparisons to that of the British light cavalry's infamous October 25, 1854 Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War's Battle of Balaclava.