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Afghan Wars: And the North-West Frontier 1839-1947

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It was the most fought after frontier ever, immortalized in poetry by Kipling: from the 1830s to Indian independence in 1947, British forces engaged in almost-constant battle with the most implacable guerrillas in history. The Afghan mountain tribes were fiercely independent, and for years plundered the north Indian plain...until the English arrived. Then, in a strange war, the British alternated between paying the Afghans subsidies to quell their raiding and launching punitive military expeditions. Nonetheless, a grudging ...

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Afghan Wars: And the North-West Frontier 1839-1947
2002, Cassell, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780304362943

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