Tony gives a brief introduction to the first and second Afghan Wars. If you're interested in this period, you might also be interested in the novel we've reviewed recently that focuses on the Battle of Maiwand. It's called Forever the Colours, and you can read our reviews here, and an interview with the author, Richard Thomas, here.
Troops at Kandahar, 1880
Informative podcasts from the W.R.A.P. Team