THE VICTORIA CROSSES THAT SAVED AN EMPIRE: THE STORY OF THE VCs OF THE INDIAN MUTINY

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256pp., 16 illus. 2016. A total 182 VCs were awarded during the Mutiny, the same number as in the whole of the Second World War, climaxing in one day at Lucknow when twenty-four men displayed extraordinary valour to raise the siege – the most VCs ever won in a single day.