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North-West Frontier 1837-1947 : Men-at-Arms - Angus McBride

North-West Frontier 1837-1947

Men-at-Arms

Paperback

Published: 25th December 1977
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For over a hundred years British and Indian troops were engaged on the North-West Frontier of India, policing the tribes, mounting expeditions, and guarding against the ever-present threat from Russia. Populated mainly by Pathans, one of the fiercest warrior races on earth, the Frontier came to be known as "The Grim" by generations of British soldiers. This book details not only the three Afghan wars but also the issues surrounding Chitral, Malakand and Tirah. Color illustrations and photographs offer a rare glimpse into life on the Frontier, illuminating Lord Curzon's remark, "No man who has read a page of Indian history will ever prophesy about the frontier."

Introduction . First Afghan War . Retreat and Massacre . Second Afghan War . Chitral, Malakand and Tirah . Third Afghan War. The Last Years . The Plates

ISBN: 9780850452754
ISBN-10: 0850452759
Series: Men-at-Arms
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 25th December 1977
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 16.9  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1