Biography
Who's who

This section of the Anglo-Afghan War site deals with biographies and galleries of those who participated in the operations in Afghanistan, 1878, 1879 and 1880.

An officer of the 10th Hussars reviews his orders.

British
Published Portraits - illustrated portraits from papers such as The Illustrated London News and The Graphic of some of the officers and men of the Afgan War.
Celebrities of the Army - gathered from a collection of colour portraits published just after the Second Boer War increased the reputations of many British officers.
Afghan
Three Kings - the Amirs of Afghanistan during the Second Anglo-Afghan War 1878-1880.
Malalai - Afghan heroine of Maiwand. Still a legend in her own land, she is said to have turned the tide for the Afghans and inspired the victory there.


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