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AFGHANISTAN: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF AFGHANISTAN, ITS HISTORY, AND OUR DEALINGS WITH IT – The Great Game Series

Among The Wild Tribes Of The Afghan Frontier

Among The Wild Tribes Of The Afghan Frontier
Among The Wild Tribes Of The Afghan Frontier
Among The Wild Tribes Of The Afghan Frontier - Theodore Leighton Pennell (1867–1912), was a Christian missionary and doctor who lived among the tribes of Afghanistan. He founded a missionary hospital in Bannu in the North-West Frontier of British India, now Pakistan. For his work he received the Kaisar-i-Hind Medal for Public Service in India. He published a work on his life under the title Among the wild tribes of the Afghan frontier in 1908. During 1904 Pennell travelled through the Punjab by bicycle, mixing with the local people, with one Afghan companion. He dressed as a sadhu, and was often penniless. An insightful book into the complex life style of the Pashtun and the war-like ways of tribal society. An area of interest still to modern readers.
Price: $1.49

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History of the Afghans – The Great Game Series

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History of the War in Afghanistan – The Great Game Series

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THE AFGHAN WARS – 1839-42 and 1878-80 – The Great Game Series

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The Story of Lord Roberts by Edmund Francis Sellar – 1906

The Story of Lord Roberts by Edmund Francis Sellar  - 1906
The Story of Lord Roberts by Edmund Francis Sellar - 1906
Colour plates - Contents : Early Days Arrival in India At Peshawur Meeting with Nicholson , The Mutiny , The Ridge at Delhi , Cawnpore and Lucknow , The End of the Mutiny , Marriage, Lushai Expedition, Abyssinia, Afghanistan , Return to India, South African War, Conclusion. Download now this biography of a Victorian military hero. (2.5MB)
Price: $19.99
Price: $3.99

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The Story of the Guides – India and The Great Game Series

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THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE – AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR

THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE – AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR by Winston Churchill, c/w illustrations, is available here for free download in PDF format.

The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War was an 1898 book written by Winston Churchill; it was his first published work of non-fiction.

Members of the 45th Sikhs after the siege had been lifted.

It details an 1897 military campaign on the Northwest Frontier (an area now part of Pakistan). Churchill participated in the campaign as a second lieutenant in the cavalry; he volunteered for the posting, having become bored of playing polo in India.

See a brief history of the Malakand campaign here on the Revhead blog site.

 

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