Battle of Alma: British and French troops are victorious

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of the Alma, the first direct confrontation of the Crimean War, a joint British and French force defeat the Russian army but do not press their advantage to its conclusion.
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Editors. "Battle of Alma: British and French troops are victorious". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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