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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