Forgotten Heroes - The Charge of the 21st Lancers at Omdurman
The charge of the 21st Lancers at Omdurman on the 2nd of September 1898, will go down in the annals of British military history.
It is now generally accepted that this was the last true cavalry charge against a standing enemy. With 21 dead and 71 wounded and 3 Victoria Crosses awarded, the 2500 dervishes were driven from the path of General Kitchener's advance.
With biographical details of all who took part, first-hand accounts, medal details, maps, uniforms and numerous photographs.
An invaluable guide for both medal collectors and historians. Including complete medal roll.
ISBN 978-0-9556554-5-6 Hard back 423 pages
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