Battle of Saragarhi, 12th September 1897

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Battle of Saragarhi, 12th September 1897

Postby Mark » 12 Sep 2013 22:16

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Saragarhi which was fought during the Tirah campaign of 1897-98. While the battle ended in a tactical victory for the British-Indian forces it was perhaps a strategic victory for the Pashtuns/Afghans.

More information about this action can be found here: http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?titl ... _Saragarhi

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