Someone Has Blundered: Calamities of the British Army in the Victorian Age
by Denis Judd
During Queen Victoria's reign, British power and Empire were at their zenith. Yet almost every year English troops saw action in some part of the globe, from Ghana's equatorial rainforests to New Zealand's green hills. They usually won--but this fascinating history, now with a new introduction, considers those times when the Queen's soldiers suffered calamitous defeats. Ev...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Phoenix Press (CA)
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Denis Judd was born in Northamptonshire in 1938 and educated in a village primary school before passing the 'Eleven Plus' and entering the local grammar school. He won a State Scholarship to Oxford, where he took his first degree in Modern History at Magdalen College, going on to study for a PhD at London University, on: 'A. J. Balfour and the evolution and problems of the British Empire 1874-1906...moreMore about Denis Judd...