William Howard Russell Quotes

  • They dashed on towards that thin red line tipped with steel.

    On the Russians charging the British, in 'The British Expedition to the Crimea' (1877) p. 156. Russell's original dispatch to The Times, 25 October 1854, printed 14 November 1854 read: 'That thin red streak tipped with a line of steel'

William Howard Russell

  • Born: March 28, 1820
  • Died: February 11, 1907
  • Occupation: Reporter
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