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Afghan guns captured at the Peiwar Kotal at Kohat, 1878 (c)

Photograph by Bourne and Shepherd, 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880), 1878 (c).

Men from various British and Indian regiments pose with artillery guns captured at the Battle of Peiwar Kotal in December 1878. The battle was fought by British and Indian troops pushing their way across the border between India and Afghanistan, towards Kabul.

From an album of 115 photographs by Bourne and Shepherd.

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NAM. 1955-04-42-3


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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