In part four of our series on Afghanistan we endure the horrors of Maiwand and make it all the way through the Third Anglo-Afghan War (1919) to reach a lull in the endless skirmishing, invasion, and revenge ops.
Show notes and links:
- BRASS – Season 1 trailer (soundcloud.com)
- BRASS by John Longenbaugh on iTunes
- Lives of a Bengal Lancer – trailer – Gary Cooper
- The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (film) (1935)
- Rudyard Kipling: The Young British Soldier (poetryloverspage.com)
- Second Anglo-Afghan War
- Gen. George Burrows (Indian Army officer) – eBooks (gutenberg.org)
- Battle of Maiwand (July, 1880)
- Third Anglo-Afghan War (1919)
- This week’s special music: “Pareshe Jal” (The Flight of the Lark) (youtube.com)
- Bad Cat Shop at Zazzle (zazzle.com)
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