The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Part 2

Archibald Forbes (1838 - 1900)

This Part 2 of "The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80" discusses the 1878-80 war, which was one of the major conflicts during the Great Game, the 19th century competition for power and influence in Central Asia between the United Kingdom and Russia, and also marked one of the worst setbacks inflicted on British power in the region after the consolidation of British Raj by the East India Company. - Summary by Lynette Caulkins and Phil Griffith

Genre(s): War & Military, Modern (19th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter I - The First Campaign KevinS
Play 02 Chapter II - The Opening of the Second Campaign Johan Supertramp
Play 03 Chapter III - The Lull before the Storm Shreya Sethi
Play 04 Chapter IV - The December Storm, part 1 Frank J.
Play 05 Chapter IV - The December Storm, part 2 Karen V.
Play 06 Chapter V - On the Defensive in Sherpur Yalda
Play 07 Chapter VI - Ahmed Khel Faruq Remtulla
Play 08 Chapter VII - The Ameer Abdurrahman Scott Caulkins
Play 09 Chapter VIII - Maiwand and the Great March Elizabeth Renae
Play 10 Chapter IX - The Battle of Candahar merendo07