Bearskins, Bayonets & Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum Episode 5


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Apr 27 2020 41 mins   3

This week the Director focuses on the life of a General who served for nearly 50 years, who met Wellington and was present at that great man's funeral.  General Sir George Higginson commended in The Crimea, witnessed the Charge of the Light Brigade and amassed a wealth of experience in how to command men.  Written whilst he was in his 90's the autobiography is full of first-hand accounts of pivotal moments in the history of the Guards.  Considering the title of this podcast, his story covers all three essential elements!

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