‘The Thin Red Line’: The 93rd Sutherland Highlanders at Balaklava

The 93rd Sutherland Highlanders became immortalised as ‘the Thin Red Line’ after facing down the Russian cavalry at the Battle of Balaklava on October 1854. War correspondent William Russell described them in his despatch to The Times as ‘that thin red streak tipped with a line of steel.’ Read on to find out more about the role […]

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