Originally Posted by HarryT
But, if memory serves me correctly, there's only a brief reported description after the event - we don't see it "first hand". Please do correct me if I'm wrong.
You are correct. We just get a story about the journey told by Legolas and a bit by Gimli. They were telling Merry and Pippin what happened after the battle of Minas Tirith.
I just finished reading it yesterday