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Khyber Rifles is a familiar name to readers, mostly through the corps' association with the Khyber Pass
Khyber Rifles is a familiar name to readers, mostly through the corps' association with the Khyber Pass. But in its 125 year history nothing has been written about these men who played a key role in Britain's struggle to dominate the North-West Frontier. This subject has sparked much literary interest since the events of September 11th.
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man who raised the Khyber Rifles in 1878, and describes these rifles in action.
This title ells the story of Colonel Sir Robert Warburton, the man who raised the Khyber Rifles in 1878, and describes these rifles in action.
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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 story of Colonel Sir Robert Warburton, the man who raised the Khyber Rifles in 1878, and describes the Khyber Rifles in action.
The Khyber Rifles - Jules Stewart
The Khyber Rifles - Jules Stewart. For the US forces now engaged in the futile exercise of dropping bombs on rocks in Afghanistan arrived only twelve years after the mighty Soviet Red Army trudged home exhausted and humiliated, and a century and a half after the British Raj suffered its costliest ever military disaster, a few desperate miles from the Khyber Pass.
The Khyber Rifles is a para-military force forming part of the modern Pakistani paramilitary's Frontier Corps. Dating from the late nineteenth century the regiment provided the title and setting for a widely read novel, King of the Khyber Rifles. During the period of British rule, the Khyber Rifles was one of eight "Frontier Corps" or paramilitary units recruited from the tribesmen of the North West Frontier, serving as auxiliaries for the regular British Indian Army
Jules Stewart is an historian and author. His books include On Afghanistan's Plains: The Story of Britain's Afghan Wars (.
Jules Stewart is an historian and author.