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5 edition of Through Afghan Passes with the British in the war of 1879 found in the catalog.

Through Afghan Passes with the British in the war of 1879

by G. A. Henty

  • 391 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Fredonia Books (NL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • ASIA,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Historical - Asia,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure,
  • Juvenile Fiction-Historical - Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12366394M
    ISBN 101589637046
    ISBN 109781589637047
    OCLC/WorldCa50202860

      Against the background of a faded, 19th-century military map of Afghanistan, it displays the words of Field Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar, V.C., who commanded the British field force in the Second Afghan War, from to , one of three imperial wars in Afghanistan that cost Britain heavily in blood, treasure and prestige, and which have. The subtitle pretty much says it all The Road to British Disaster in the First Afghan War There is some background of how the British came to control India and especially with what we know now, it is easy to see how the imperial conceit grew to epic hubris/5.

    Eighteen Years in the Khyber, Sir Robert Warburton, Lady Mary Afghan Afghanistan Afridis allowances Amin Khan Amir Amir's armed arrangements arrived asked Aslam Khan assistant attack British brought Buner camp Captain carried Caubul cause Cavagnari cavalry I thank all ranks for the work which, through their bravery and. The First Anglo-Afghan War and the British Retreat of the Functions of History and Folklore by Louis Dupree Written history reflects the culture in which it is written, and not only reports what pass for objective facts, but often involves subjective time-space interpretations. An event occurs, and ceases to be a fact.

    Images similar to FOT 'British army cross the Bolan Pass, '. Showing 1 - of 3, This book is not about the Zulu War of per se, enough has already been written on that account. It is the story of some of those Irishmen who volunteered for service in Queen Victoria's Army and found themselves involved in not only the greatest defeat of the British soldier at the hands of a native enemy, but some remarkable victories.5/5(1).


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Through Afghan Passes with the British in the war of [Henty, G. A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Through Afghan Passes with the British in the war of For Name and Fame book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For Name and Fame book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “For Name and Fame: With Roberts to Cabul or Through Afghan Passes” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5.

The author was a correspondent of the Pioneer (the second oldest English language newspaper in India) and the only journalist to accompany the Anglo-Indian field forces on their march through Afghanistan.

The letters offer a firsthand account of the war from a British perspective. PART 1. Chapter 1. - Second Anglo-Afghan War - The Anglo-Zulu War >> The British Residency, Kabul, after the rising of One of the last acts of the previous Conservative administration had been the appointment of Lord Mayo to the Indian viceroyalty in succession to Lord Lawrence.

The Afghan War, Attack on the Bala Hissar, Cabul, on the Night of 11 December A scene from 2nd Anglo-Afghan war. The Illustrated London News, Feb. 28, Author: Barmazid. Reference. Afghan Committee, The: Causes of the Afghan War: being a selection of the papers laid before parliament with a connecting narrative and & Windus, An Indian Officer: The True Story of Our Afghan Policy: an appeal to the British nation against factious misrepresentations.W H Allen & Co., Arden, Y.

The Afghanistan Medal. In May ofSher Ali Khan’s son, Yaqub, signed the Treaty of Gandamak in order to prevent a British invasion of the rest of the country.

The British agreed to protect Yaqub in exchange for control of all Afghan foreign affairs. But the British were far from winning the war. Battles with the Afghans sparked throughout the country.

Account of the Battle of Kabul The murder of Britain’s emissary in Kabul, Sir Louis Cavagnari, and his escort of Queen’s Own Corps of Guides, commanded by Lieutenant Walter Hamilton, on 3 rd September provoked the second phase of the Second Afghan War. War: Second Afghan War.

Date of the Battle of Ali Masjid: 21 st November Place of the Battle of Ali Masjid: At the Afghan, western, end of the Khyber Pass on the border between Afghanistan and British India. Combatants at the Battle of Ali Masjid: British and Indian troops against the Afghan army and tribesmen.

Shīr ʿAlī fled his capital and country, dying in exile early in The British army occupied Kabul, as it had in the first war, and a treaty signed at Gandamak (Gandomak) onrecognized Shīr ʿAlī’s son, Yaʿqūb Khan, as emir. He subsequently agreed to receive a permanent British embassy at Kabul.

THE AFGHAN WAR OF [Hensman, Howard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE AFGHAN WAR OF /5(1). The First Anglo-Afghan War (Pashto: د برتانیه افغانستان جنګ, also known by the British as the Disaster in Afghanistan) was fought between the British East India Company and the Emirate of Afghanistan from to Initially, the British successfully intervened in a succession dispute between emir Dost Mohammad and former emir Shah Shujah (), whom they installed Location: Afghanistan.

12 Feb - Explore iangregory's board "2nd Anglo-Afghan War ", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about War, British 28 pins. The first British advance northward into the Khyber took place inand during the First Anglo-Afghan War the pass was the scene of many skirmishes with the Afridis.

The Treaty of Gandamak, which was signed during the Second Anglo-Afghan War inleft the Khyber tribes under British control. The Second Anglo-Afghan War (Pashto: د افغان-انګرېز دويمه جګړه ‎) was a military conflict fought between the British Raj and the Emirate of Afghanistan from towhen the latter was ruled by Sher Ali Khan of the Barakzai dynasty, the son of former Emir Dost Mohammad on: Emirate of Afghanistan.

The Afghan Wars and (FULL Audiobook) - part (1 of 3) The First Anglo--Afghan War was fought between British India and Afghanistan from to The River War - PART 2. The British Army met resistance from Afghan tribesmen but was able to control a large part of Afghanistan by the spring of With a military victory in hand, the British arranged for a treaty with the Afghan government.

The country's strong leader, Sher Ali, had died, and his son Yakub Khan, had ascended to power. Certainly. When the British army withdrew from Kabul in Januarysick & injured were left behind, as under the deal by which the British withdrew, they were to be cared for.

They were killed as soon as the army had gone, most burned to death. Celebrities of the Army. One of the few officers to see action in both the Zulu and Afghan campiagns ofhis long service saw him published in the Army List over 80 years. Bobs, the British 'hero' of the Afghan War.

His success in the South African War. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The British resolved to invade Afghanistan, and the Army of the Indus, a formidable force of more t British and Indian troops, set off from India for Afghanistan in late After difficult travel through the mountain passes, the British reached Kabul in April They marched unopposed into the Afghan capital city.ANGLO-AFGHAN WARS.

i. First Anglo-Afghan war (). i i. Second Anglo-Afghan war (). iii. Third Anglo-Afghan war (). i. First Anglo-Afghan War () This war was fought between a British Indian army in alliance with the still-independent Sikhs under Ranjit Singh, and the Bārakzay rulers of Kabul and Qandahār.

Sir Louis Cavagnari, British envoy to Afghanistan, photographed on his way to Kabul in July Two months later he was killed during an Afghan uprising in Kabul.

This led to the war of