The Charge of the Light Brigade is one of the most notorious fiascos in British military history. But who was responsible for this suicidal assault on Russian guns? Saul David considers the evidence.
Saul David is a historian, broadcaster and author of several critically acclaimed best-selling history books. These include Military Blunders, The Indian Mutiny, Zulu and Victoria’s Wars.
His latest work of non-fiction Operation Thunderbolt: Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe are currently being made into a feature film, starring Rosamund Pike and Daniel Bruhl.