1919 INDIA…3rd AFGHAN WAR… [21318]


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1919 (Jul 28) Plain stampless O.A.S. envelope with faults & creases from heavy content addressed to Grand Hotel, Simla countersigned by Officer & cancelled on reverse Indian F.P.O. No 153 (28 Jul) alongside BASE OFFICE C (29 Jul) cds located Peshawar……… The third Afghan war 6 May – 8 Aug with mail between these dates being extremely scarce with mail between these dates being extremely scarce continued with what is known as late Afghan War throughout August that blended into the Waziristan campaign in the North West Frontier area where various tribes were troublesome & fighting continued against the British Indian forces in various areas N.W.F. & Baluchistan until Feb 1934 (FPO 169) & unfortunately remains a volatile area to this day.

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