The Valiant Sailors Author:V.A. Stuart Sebastopol, 1854. The Crimean War is remembered by most people as a military campaign. Yet the valiant sailors of the Royal Navy performed feats of incredible daring and bravery. With their aging wooden ships they assaulted the stone fortresses of Sebastopol's harbor and, on shore, fought with their naval guns against the Russians. — With the con... more »summate skill of a naval historian and the artistry of a true storyteller, V.A. Stuart paints an exciting and authentic picture of this campaign.
Superimposed upon this fascinating account of the Sebastopol conflict is the author's creation of a dashing young hero - Phillip Horatio Hazard - a rugged naval officer with the gallantary and charisma of fiction redoubtable Honrblower.« less