Battle of Takht-I-Shah

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Battle of Takht-I-Shah
Part of 2nd Afghan War 1878-80
Date: 13 December 1879
Location: Takht-I-Shah, Kabul, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 34.551932°N 69.146323°E
Result: British withdrawal
British & Indians Various Afghan tribes
Maj Gen Frederick Roberts
Lt Col Thomas Baker
Unknown tribal leaders

External Links

2nd Afghan War 1878-80 The British Empire
Assault on Takht-i-Shah Google Books

Recommended Reading

"Road to Kabul" by Brian Robson 1986 ISBN 1862271968

General Roberts' March to Kabul

Actions fought on this march:
Charasia – Killa Kazee – Takht-I-Shah – Asmai Heights – Siege of Sherpur Cantonment – Kabul

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