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Military Operations at Cabul, which Ended in the Retreat and Destruction of the British Army, January 1842
With a Journal of Imprisonment in Affghanistan

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  • Date Published: June 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108050234

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  • Vincent Eyre (1811–81) was an English officer in the East India Company from 1827 and took part in the First Anglo-Afghan War (1839–42), which ended in disaster for the British. He would later become a major-general and a Knight Commander of the Star of India, but in this work Eyre lucidly describes his experiences as a lieutenant in the war, during which he was severely wounded. In addition to providing a wealth of military detail, he also includes an account of how he was captured with his family by Akbar Khan in January 1842 and held hostage for nearly nine months. Eyre kept a diary throughout, and the manuscript was smuggled to a friend in India prior to publication in England in 1843. This updated third edition offers insights into both military and personal misfortune.

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    • Date Published: June 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108050234
    • length: 466 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • contains: 1 map
    • availability: Available
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    Introductory chapter
    1. Proceedings of November 2nd
    2. Nov. 3rd to Nov. 10th
    3. Nov. 10th to 15th
    4. Nov. 3rd to 15th
    5. Nov. 16th to 23rd
    6. Nov. 23rd
    7. Nov. 24th to Dec. 12th
    8. Dec 12th to 24th
    9. From Dec. 2nd to Jan. 6th
    10. Jan. 6th to Jan. 14th
    11. Rough notes during imprisonment in Affghanistan
    Appendix.

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