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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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 intervention of Britain and France in favor of Ottoman Turkey in the Crimean War (1853-1856) after 1854 technically guaranteed the Russian defeat, which, according to some historians, delayed Bulgaria's liberation from the Ottoman Empire by two decades.
Everyone knows the Florence Nightingale who took nurses to the Crimean War and returned to found modern nursing.
The Green Howards' collection includes Crimean War images by famous war photographer Roger Fenton.
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.
They were used as a military hospital during the Crimean War and the rooms which Florence Nightingale occupied house a small museum.
Jack, the son of a Crimean War hero, lives in the Northwest Territories.
Comparisons between French and British shipbuilding are very helpful: she notes that during the Crimean War, Napoleon III was forced to charter British ships to carry French troops.
After telling of Queen Victoria's concern for her troops, and how she devised the Victoria Cross, there is a narrative history of every conflict in which the VC has been awarded -from the Crimean War to the Falklands.
Its specialty was underwater mines, tot which the firm won large orders during the Crimean War.
He began life on board a Navy ship during the Crimean war before settling down at the Rose Garden at Powderham Castle in Devon, when he was given to the Earl of Devon.
He also worked with Florence Nightingale to teach soldiers to feed themselves during the Crimean War.
The last time he was over at the house we stayed up all night discussing the effect of hyperinflation on the Turkish economy during the Crimean War.