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 A Volunteer In The Boer War (Part 1): Craig, G

A collection of photographs documenting a volunteer in the Boer War.

 An Officer At Large (Part 1): Allenby, E

This first part of the photograph album Allenby 5/3 illustrates the travels of a young officer, Edmund Allenby, with revealing insights into his family life, military postings and manoeuvres in the late 1890s and 1900s. Allenby famously commanded the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in Palestine and Egypt,…

 Asymmetry In Afghanistan - The Poison Gas Option

Views of officers of 4 (Quetta) Division, Waziristan Force and Northern Command on the possible use of gas as an offensive weapon in North West Frontier Province, 1919. The report is one of several that weighed up the use of gas against the tribal populations in that remote region. It is part of the…

 North West Frontier: 56 Frontier Force Rifles War Diary

This gallery explores the British campaign the North West Frontier of India during the aftermath of the First World War in an official war diary relating to a tour of duty of the 56 Frontier Force Rifles (2 Bn, 13 Frontier Force Rifles) in Asad Khel and Razmak (Waziristan), 1922-1923. It includes details…

 Reminiscences Of Tibet: Campbell, F

Reminiscences of Tibet - typescript report by Frederick Campbell who accompanied the Younghusband Expedition to Lhasa, Tibet, 1904

 Tirah - Photographic Journalism (Part 1)

This represents the first part of a photograph album published by Black and white Magazine, covering the Tirah Campaign in India's North West Frontier between 1897 and 1898. The Expedition photographs are illustrative of the many colonial campaigns undertaken by the British and their allies in this…

 War In The Switzerland Of Asia - Swat Valley: Campbell, F

This collection of reports, telegrams, correspondence and maps charts two key campaigns in Swat in the North West Frontier, a place of lush mountain scenery that later earned it the title of the 'Switzerland of Asia'. The action involved British led forces in action against local tribesmen. The papers…

 Waziristan, 1937: Penney, W R C

A pamphlet entitled, 'Waziristan, 1937', written by Major General Sir (William) Ronald Campbell Penney. Reprinted from the Royal Signals Quarterly Journal. The British were engaged in an operation in this part of the North West Frontier, which borders Afghanistan. The pamphlet includes a map and newspaper…

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