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  1. Há 2 dias · The Malakand forces achieved a form of victory not by technological or civilizational superiority but rather by the use of fire to destroy all the villages in the valley. As Burton demonstrates, the text reveals how the discourse of British imperial superiority was fractured at best.

  2. Há 4 dias · While I was attached to the Malakand Field Force I wrote a series of letters for the London Daily Telegraph. The favorable manner in which these letters were received, encouraged me to attempt a more substantial work. This volume is the result. The original letters have been broken up, and I have freely availed myself of all passages, phrases, and facts, that seemed appropriate.

  3. Há 1 dia · He returned to Bangalore in October 1897 and there wrote his first book, The Story of the Malakand Field Force, which received positive reviews. He also wrote his only work of fiction, Savrola, a Ruritanian romance.

  4. Há 1 dia · See for example: The Story of Malakand Field Force by Sir Winston S. Churchill, or Chitral Expedition by H C Thompson. Both books give details about the life of Umra Khan. Historic/ Heritage Sites; Tourist Attractions; Bajaur tribal district

  5. Há 5 dias · Malakand is situated in the Malakand District of KPK, approximately 40 kilometres north of the bustling city of Mardan. It is strategically located at the entrance to the Malakand Pass, a historic mountain pass that connects the plains of Punjab with the mountainous regions of KPK and Swat Valley. Surrounded by verdant hills, fertile plains ...

  6. Há 4 dias · The British organized a force called the Mohmand Force or Mohforce. In this battle, tanks were used for the first time in any expedition in India. This expedition ended when the Nahakki Pass and mountains were taken by the British troops.

  7. Há 1 dia · The Battle of Thermopylae ( / θərˈmɒpɪliː / thər-MOP-i-lee; Greek: Μάχη τῶν Θερμοπυλῶν, Máchē tōn Thermopylōn) was fought in 480 BC between the Achaemenid Persian Empire under Xerxes I and an alliance of Greek city-states led by Sparta under Leonidas I. Lasting over the course of three days, it was one of the most prominent battles of both the s...