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Crimea: The Story of Michael Pope is a My Story book written by Bryan Perrett. It was the sixteenth book in My Story and was also Perrett's second book in the series Crimea was published by Scholastic UK in September 2002 with Jim Eldridge's Armada. The book was followed by Bloody Tower by Valerie Wilding.

Book description[]

"September 1854
It seemed like an age, lying there waiting for the order to continue our advance. All the while, from the heights beyond the river, the Russian artillery fired upon us and from the front we heard the crackle of musket fire as our skirmishers pushed theirs back. Cannonballs passed over our heads with a sound not unlike tearing cloth, and struck the ground in front of us, throwing up earth. At first I was not afraid, for the men talked and laughed among themselves, even when they were showered with soil. Then we began to suffer our first losses...


Historical Note[]


Main article: List of Crimea characters


Main article: Bryan Perrett


  • The portrait on the cover is a detail from Joseph Cundall and Robert Howlett's 1856 photograph depicting trumpeters George Gritten and William Lang. The background is a photograph of the 86th Regiment skirmishing and licensed from the National Army Museum.[2][3]


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