The English Army’s March Against Kabul in Support of Shah Fath Jang
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[185c] When Wazir Muhammad Akbar Khan heard about the shah’s arrival in Jalalabad and his request for help from General Pollock, [186] he quickly rode towards Jalalabad with a force of brave men. At Tizin he made preparations to stop the English force. On the other side, General Pollock notified the English contingent stationed in Qandahar, by way of the authorities in India, that they should leave Prince Muhammad Timur as governor of that city and march against Kabul. He then left Jalalabad for Kabul with a force under his command and accompanied by Shah Fath Jang.

When Wazir Muhammad Ak…

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“The English Army’s March Against Kabul in Support of Shah Fath Jang”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000174>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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