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The Battle of Jalalabad and Other Enmity-Creating Incidents
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[177c] When the wounded Dr. Brydon reached the English stationed in Jalalabad and told them what had happened, a sense of dread settled over all the soldiers and officers. Day became night and the world grew constricted before their very eyes. They had no time to devise a plan before Sardar Muhammad Akbar Khan approached with a force of ghazis and made camp in villages near the city. As the English had cut the cords of the treaty agreement which they had concluded with him and had now witnessed the consequences of that act, they …

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“The Battle of Jalalabad and Other Enmity-Creating Incidents”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 29 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000169>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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