The Survivor

Thousands Traveled Together, He Was The Only One To Finish The Journey

Dr. William Brydon as painted by Elizabeth Butler in ‘Remnants of an Army’

The First Anglo-Afghan War

The 1839 invasion of the British army to Afghanistan came at a time of great tension in Europe. The British were concerned that the ruler of Afghanistan, Dost Mohammad, was siding with the Russians and so decided to replace him.




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