The Khyber Pass

The Khyber Pass is the stuff of legends. Barely 30 miles long and no wider than 30 feet in places, it is the only entry into the rugged terrain of Afghanistan from British Indian’s North West Frontier.

Into this pass the British invasion force of 16,000 passed in 1842. Only one survived in the retreat from Kabul. This was the First Afgan War.

Here are 4 excellent books. Name the most feared foe of the British in the Khyber Pass.

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