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Subject: Excerpt Of History
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 09:52:00 EDT





FACT OF THE DAY
Military history of a kind is made today as The Charge of the Light Brigade
takes place during the Battle of Balaclava in 1854. The charge becomes famous
not only as a notable example of military blundering, but also as an
inspirational display of courage. It is this facet of the charge that leads the poet
Tennyson to pen his classic poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade."



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