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.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
PACIFICON cont'd (6/25)
This was referred to during the game as "The Charge of the Afghan Light Brigade" -- that is, after the multiple Afghan regular cavalry units all failed to break the Anglo-Indian fighting line made up of the 2 RHA 9lb. RML, the 1st Bombay Grenadiers and the small detachment of Bombay Sappers & Miners...