Here's to the Army and Navy

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, boys, have you heard of the battle, The allies brave had on the shore... The total defeat of the Russians was echoed with joy everywhere." "Then here's to the army and navy, In Russia they're on the advance." The allies gloriously win at the Alma
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (DallasCruel)
KEYWORDS: battle soldier navy
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Sept 14, 1854 - Anglo-French landing near the mouth of the Alma
Sept 20, 1854 - Battle of Alma. The allies win an expensive victory over the Russians
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
DallasCruel, pp. 211-213, "Here's to the Army and Navy" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Heights of Alma (I) [Laws J10]" (subject) and references there
cf. "Rosin the Beau" (tune) and references there
File: DalC211

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