Item description for The Way to Glory: Major General Sir Henry Havelock (HistoryMakers) by John Pollock...
Most English towns have a 'Havelock Street', 'Square' or 'Road' - why? The answer as to why townsfolk should enthusiatically rename their streets after a Victorian General is to be found in this gripping biography of Henry Havelock, the hero of the Siege of Lucknow.Henry Havelock was a respected soldier in the British army in India, where he served for most of his career. He was a pioneer in the giving away of bibles to soldiers and organising bible studies.A grateful nation recognised him with a knighthood and a statue at Trafalgar Square in the centre of London. When he died, from the wounds he received at Lucknow, a public holiday was declared and the nation mourned.
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Studio: Christian Focus
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.78" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.88" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Oct 6, 2001
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
ISBN 185792245X ISBN13 9781857922455
Availability 0 units.
More About John Pollock
The late John Pollock, an award-winning biographer, had a flair for telling a dramatic story. He used this talent to write many biographies including ones on D. L. Moody and Major General Sir Henry Havelock.