Above is a pic of Lt. Colonel James Galbraith, Regimental Colour in hand, alongside Bobbie the regimental dog and some of the other "Last Eleven" survivors of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment, making their last stand in one of the walled gardens just South of Khig village, a few miles West of the Afghan town of Maiwand.
Monday, October 25, 2010
PACIFICON cont'd (13/25)
Having already taken severe punishment -- note the 3 casualty figures attached to the unit -- the 3rd Bombay Light Cavalry throw caution to the wind and CHARGE the Afghan regular cavalry regiment to their front, while Afghan regular artillery open fire and Gahzi fanatics advance to their right...