For Valour The Complete History of The Victoria Cross

Volume 2: The Indian Mutiny, 1857-1859

Edited by Michael Charles Robson

For Valour The Complete History of The Victoria Cross

Edited by Michael Charles Robson

Distributed for Uniform Press

420 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 | © 2018
Cloth $180.00 ISBN: 9781910500910 Published August 2019 For Sale in USA and Canada Only
For Valour: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross is the first definitive reference detailing every winner of the Victoria Cross, the highest award in the British military honor system, awarded for gallantry in the face of the enemy.  This book is the second of eight volumes to be published in association with the Victoria Cross Trust.
 
Each volume is divided into two parts. Part one, “Wars, Battles & Deeds,” contains descriptions of each war and battle or engagement that involved deeds resulting in the awarding of a Victoria Cross. The deeds are described within the context of the war and battle during which they occurred. Part two, “Portraits of Valour,” presents a biography of each recipient of the Victoria Cross.

In this offering, Volume Two covers the Indian Mutiny (1857–1859). This volume also includes a foreword by Lord Ashcroft, who owns the largest collection of Victoria Crosses, and are part of a limited edition print run numbered 1 to 500.
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