Crimean War

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a war in Crimea between Russia and a group of nations including England and France and Turkey and Sardinia

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After the Crimean War ended in 1856, Florence returned to England, where she became a national heroine.
There are also a number of interesting photographs from the early decades of the 20th century, mostly covering the Crimean War and Russian invasions of the Ottoman Empire.
Until recently, the Crimean War (1853-56) has been much neglected in Russian history.
The Crimean War nurse, who spent a life treating wounded soldiers, treated her siblings and assistant Arthur Hugh Clough to an estate worth 36,127 pounds when she died in affluent Park Lane in 1910, worth about 3.
Figes characterizes the Crimean War as the first "truly modern war" and the "first war in history in which public opinion played so crucial a role.
The Victoria Cross was instituted by Queen Victoria to cover all actions since the outbreak of the Crimean War in 1854 and is the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
The justification for the monument remains perplexing from a Bulgarian point of view because the Anglo-French forces fought on the side of the Ottoman Turkish Empire in the Crimean War, inflicting a defeat on the Russian Empire.
Nightingale returned from the Crimean War (1854-1856) and resolutely went to work to investigate the causes of the death rate from disease, which was many times higher than the death rate from bullets--in a monumental effort to make sure such a catastrophe of medical care did not happen again.
The special prize, which pitted Bainbridge's five Booker-nominated books against each other in a "Best of Beryl" competition, went to "Master Georgie," a 1998 novel set during the Crimean War.
Stefanie Markovits, The Crimean War in the British Imagination, Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp.
That was the first year after the Crimean War, so it is reasonable to expect that British jockeys, trainers and stud grooms were working there before that war.
Known as the heroine of the Crimean War and the major founder of the modern profession of nursing, Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) appears here also as a scholar, theorist and social reformer of enormous scope and importance.
Taylor, in explaining why the Crimean War occurred and, more crucially, its short, medium and long-term consequences, displayed his mastery of international history and, in particular, his ability to understand and then integrate multiple viewpoints.
Lord Provost Bob Winter leads the parade in Glasgow; veterans in Aberdeen; the Queen at Redford Barracks in Edinburgh; Lorraine Kelly smiles at Mark Spinks and Patrick Boyle, who wore the uniforms of Crimean War medics in Dundee