Thursday, March 24, 2016

British camp at Landi Kotal, 1919.

British camp at Landi Kotal, 1919.


 Landi Kotal and tribal villages, 1919 .The last British military post in the Khyber Pass before the Afghan border, about 30 miles west of Peshawar. Photograph by Randolph Bezzant Holmes



 British camp at Landi Kotal, the highest elevation in the Khyber Pass and the western-most portion of the Pass held by the British. The Third Anglo-Afghan War started here in May 1919. Photograph by Randolph Bezzant Holmes