Anglo-Indian force massacred in retreat from Kabul

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Historical Context Note

British forces capitulate at Kabul in war with Afghans and agree to withdraw to India, but majority are killed fighting on journey.

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Editors. "Anglo-Indian force massacred in retreat from Kabul". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4826, accessed 24 November 2014.]