Battle of Balaclava

The Battle of Balaclava was a battle of Crimean war. It was on 25 October 1854 between the alliance of the Ottoman Empire, the French Empire, and the United Kingdom vs. the Russian Empire. The battle ended with a Russian victory. Two of the most important events of the Crimean war took place during the Battle of Balaclava.

The Thin Red Line

The 93rd Highland Regiment (dressed almost all in red) formed a line 2 men thick and stood their ground when the Russian cavalry charged at them.

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