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The Khyber Rifles : from the British Raj to Al Qaeda

Author: Jules Stewart
Publisher: Stroud : Sutton, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recruited from the Pathan tribes that live in the no-mans land between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Khyber Rifles fought for the British Raj against their own kith and kin. Jules Stewart tells the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: Robert Warburton, Sir; Robert Warburton, Sir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Stewart
ISBN: 075093963X 9780750939638
OCLC Number: 58554171
Description: x, 224 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
1. 'To stop is dangerous, to recede ruin' --
2. 'The earth is full of anger' --
3. 'These misguided, ignorant yet plucky barbarians' --
4. Kensington to the Khyber: Warburton of the frontier --
5. Baptism by fire in the Khyber --
6. Another century, another uprising --
7. Guardian of a frontier ablaze --
Epilogue: 'I wonder what happened to him?' --
Appendix: Table of hostilities on the North-West frontier 1839-1947.
Responsibility: Jules Stewart.
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