Journal Disasters Affghanistan 1841 2 -

1842 retreat from kabul wikipedia - on 2 november 1841 akbar khan proclaimed a general revolt and the citizens of kabul quickly followed suit they stormed the house of sir alexander burnes one of the senior british political officers and killed him and his staff both elphinstone and macnaghten were caught by surprise, first anglo afghan war wikipedia - the first anglo afghan war also known as disaster in afghanistan was fought between the british east india company and the emirate of afghanistan from 1839 to 1842 the war is notorious for the loss of 4 500 british and indian soldiers plus 12 000 of their camp followers to afghan tribal fighters initially the british successfully intervened in a succession dispute between emir dost, browse by author s project gutenberg - 33000 free ebooks online did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof reading just one page a day go to distributed proofreaders, books on history and exploration bill buxton home page - early exploration of tibet nepal tartary the himalaya karakoram introduction rather than provide a comprehensive history of the area or its discovery and exploration by the west the main purpose of this section is to provide an overview that ties together my books and reading on these topics