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 (21/25)

The villages of Mundabad in the foreground and Khig with its trademark walled gardens in the background...

Villagers watch from the South side of the karez (a manmade waterway fed by an underground mountain stream further South) as the battle unfolds on the far side of Mundabad Ravine...

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