THE REASON WHY.
Edition: 3rd printing.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1954. Hardcover - Fascinating history of the Crimean War and the story behind the battle immortalized by Tennyson's poem: 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' - 'Theirs not to reason why / Theirs but to do and die.' The first full account of this symbolic battle. Woodham-Smith's second book, one which came naturally out of her first one, the landmark biography of Florence Nightingale. Sources, index. 287 pp.
Condition: Very good (prev owner's name), no dj.