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Mark Adkin became a professional soldier in 1956. After leaving the British Army he was one of the last British District officers (in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands) and as the Caribbean Operations Staff Officer he participated in the US invasion of Grenada in 1983. He has written several books on military subjects, including Urgent Fury, Goose Green, Prisoner of the Turnip Heads and The Charge.

The Charge Mark Adkin

A definitive and highly readable account of the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava in the Crimean War, brought fully up to date to mark the 150th anniversary.

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