1800-1859 | Civilians slaughtered | Crimes against women | Looting and plunder | Massacres | Rape | Russia

British and Allied troops sack the Crimean city of Kerch

24 May 1855 The 24 May 1855 was a day the people of Kerch would never forget. The local population had begged general Sir George Brown, who was in command of a force of 15,000 British, French and Turkish soldiers which had captured the city, to protect them from the local Tatar population. Not only…