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relief of Chitral

Younghusband, George John Sir.

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Published by Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Capt. G.J. Younghusband and Capt. Frank E. Younghusband.
ContributionsYounghusband, Francis, Sir, 1863-1942.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., vi, (2), 183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22295782M
LC Control Number07000077

Eleven Distinguished Service Orders DSOs were awarded, along with Whitchurch's VC, and all ranks who took part in the siege were given six months extra pay and three months leave. Although his force was small he had the advantage that the Chitralis did not think that anyone would be fool enough to cross miles of mountains in late winter. There were trees and buildings near the walls and nearby hills from which sniping was possible with modern rifles. The Relief of Chitral - eBook Specifications. Young- husband, formerly political officer at Chitral, and during the campaign correspondent of the Times, and his brother, Captain G.

Again, one of the enemy's drummers, not content with taking his fair share of risks, persisted in mounting on to the roof of a hut, where he showed up clear and conspicuous against the sky line, and thence cheered on his comrades Every now and again a bullet would find him out, and he would drop to dress his wounds, and then again mounting recommenced beating his drum. A beaten-up old book that is falling apart will have little value. Still I think that, by hard work with some man who prepares students for the army, you may be able to rub through. Occasionally, the website mis-applies a block from a previous visitor. He left Gilgit on 23 March, probably up the valley of the Gilgit Riverand by 30 March had crossed the snowline at 10, feet.

Chapter Stockades And War Camps. The firm was ordered to leave India. Max Hastings performed the same stunt in Although his force was small he had the advantage that the Chitralis did not think that anyone would be fool enough to cross miles of mountains in late winter. There is also a family tradition in a local syed clan which claims some relationship to him. All they lacked that the British had was the discipline which even in the Sikhs had become second nature: "After poor Baird I think the subject on which the officers of the garrison spoke most feelingly, was the devotion and noble spirit of discipline and determination shown by the Sikhs.


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Chapter Forest Fighting. Chapter 7: Tales Of War. Under his firm rule, the country was held together, and, so long as he lived, no one dared to rise against him, or dispute his authority. The enemy would never catch a Sikh off his guard and could never force their way through a post of Sikhs while one remained alive.

The first person from Low's force to reach Chitral was Younghusband who, without permission, rode out ahead of the troops. One of the enemy on the other hand, with no less than six bullets through him, walked all the way to Chakdara, nine miles off, and was afterwards treated by our surgeons, and, strange to say, made a rapid recovery.

History Military Nonfiction Includes over 15 illustrations including detailed map of the area of operations. Another of the old ruler's sons, Nizam ul-Mulkwho had fled to the British at Gilgit, advanced westward from Gilgitaccumulating troops as he went, including men Sher had sent against him.

Seeing what they were in for, the coolies deserted with their laden ponies but were soon rounded up and kept under guard. With calm self- reliance they stood proudly at bay like a rock with the waves beat- ing against it.

Again, one of the enemy's drummers, not content with taking relief of Chitral book fair share of risks, persisted in mounting on to the roof of a hut, where he showed up clear and conspicuous against the sky line, and thence cheered on his comrades Every now and again a bullet would find him out, and he would drop to dress his wounds, and then again mounting recommenced beating his drum.

It was a wonderful little campaign; but to our minds the most interesting part of the book is the incidental proof it contains, that in spite of the success of Colonel Kelly's small force, the military authorities were in the right in their careful preparations.

More Information Shipping Terms: Orders usually ship within business days of processing. Shipping costs are based on books weighing up to 1 KG. At last a bullet got him through the heart, and he fell headlong a hundred yards down the cliff, and there lay stark dead, but with his drum round his neck, and his arms ready raised to strike it.

The tunnel started from a house where the Chitralis held noisy parties to hide the sounds of digging. Muhammad Siyar wrote his Shahnama, sometimes around the closing of the Eighteenth Century. Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly.

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Our men are called upon to bear enormous fatigue, and endure extremes in climate. Our little wars attract far less attention among the people of this country than they deserve.

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Open Library. Place of the Siege and Relief of Chitral: Chitral, now in Northern Pakistan. Contestants in the Siege and Relief of Chitral: British Army, Indian Army, Kashmir Imperial Service Troops and levies from Hunza and Nagar against Chitralis, Jandolis, Afghans and Pathan tribes from the area to the north of the Kabul River.

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Sir Francis E. Younghusband na atlasbowling.com Confira também os eBooks mais vendidos, lançamentos e livros digitais exclusivos. the relief of chitral.* To all who can enjoy military history this will be a fascinating book. It is written in conjunction by Captain F. E. Young- husband, formerly political officer at Chitral, and during the campaign correspondent of the Times, and his brother, Captain G.

J. Younghusband, of the Guides who was with his regiment in General.