Landsknecht miniature. The men with double handed swords also received double pay as they had the dangerous job of advancing in front of the pike block with the aim of disrupting the enemies pike block before the two blocks clashed.
During the Crimean War (1854-1856), wealthy families, Lords and Ladies would sail out to the Crimea and live on elegant steamers during the summer. From there they would travel to a significantly safe high vantage point in order to watch the battles unfold.
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Cornet Henry John Wilkin, 11th HussarsHe was awarded the Crimean War Medal with clasps for Alma, Inkerman, Balaklava and Sebastopol, the Tur...