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Battle Of Alma - Battle - Attack At The Greater Redoubt
... On the far right, General Bousquet's division, supported by the guns of the French fleet, crossed the river, scaled the cliffs and were able to expel the Russian infantry and ... under General Canrobert crossed the river but were unable to move their guns up the steep cliffs ... The Russians were now faced, not with a disciplined British formation, but by something with the outward appearance of a mob ...

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