Crimean War: British Lancers Infantry pack contains:
- 8 Metal British mounted Lancers models
- The backbone of the British 'Light brigade', though their numbers were decimated by miscommunication leading them into the jaws of a well-defended Russian artillery position
- Despite this setback, the 17th British Lancers survived and continued to serve in future wars and remained an official regiment well into the 1900s
Crimean War 1853-1856
Fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire, the war is famous for the Battle of Balaclava, Florence Nightingale and the Charge of the Light Brigade.
Supplied Unpainted & Unassembled