Battle of Peiwar Kotal

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Battle of Peiwar Kotal
Part of 2nd Afghan War 1878-80
Date: 2 December 1878
Location: Peiwar Kotal, Kurram, NWF
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 33.947158°N 69.900019°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians Various Afghan tribes
Lt Gen Frederick Roberts

This was an event during General Roberts' March to Ali Kheyl

External Links

2nd Afghan War 1878-80 The British Empire
2nd Anglo-Afghan War
Regiments in the 2nd Afghan War
Peiwar Kotal 1878 The British Empire
Battle of Peiwar Kotal
An English Soldier's

Historical Books on-line

Forty-one Years in India from Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief by Field Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar 1900 Battle of Peiwar Kotal

Recommended Reading

"Road to Kabul" by Brian Robson 1986 ISBN 1862271968

General Roberts' March to Ali Kheyl

Actions fought on this march:
Peiwar Kotal

General Browne's March from Peshawar to Gandamak – General Roberts' March to Ali Kheyl – General Stewart's March to Kandahar
General Roberts' March to Kabul – General Stewart's March to Kabul – General Roberts' March from Kabul to Kandahar
Part of the 2nd Afghan War