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Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Sandeep - Goodreads

Fascinating historic insight into the North West Frontier Province, old Punjab, Sikh Army and EICo's earlier days in India specially in the north west region. Before reading the book, I didn't know Sikh Army commanded such respect from the EICo's Army and how disciplined it really was. Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Mark Thuell - Goodreads

A great unsentimental insight into the Raj and how Britain ruled India from brilliance through to crass stupidity.The British created modern India but also sew the seeds of many of that areas current problems . Well worth reading Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Fascinating insight into the NW Frontier. Very relevant for contemporary events. Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Tony Mulqueen - Goodreads

Anyone with an interest in the military history of the NW Frontier Provinces knows Charles Allen as a fluent and authorative narrator. Then known as the Great Game, the endemic power struggles of the ... Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Jim Graham - Goodreads

Quite simply brilliant. A boy's own adventure. A time and a situation that is impossible to conceive of now. (More's the pity). I gave this five stars because Goodreads doesn't permit six. It is the most entertaining history I have read, ever. Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Homer H Blass - Goodreads

Popular readable and accurate account of the British Indian Army and their wars against Afghanistan and Russian influence from 1839 to the end of the Raj in 1948. Allen, a direct descendant of one of ... Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I just read this book for the second time, the last time was a few years ago before going to Afghanistan. Now, after having spent more time in Afghanistan as well as in Pakistan, I think I got a lot ... Read full review

Review: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

User Review  - Dgoll - Goodreads

Excellent history, reads like a novel. Gives one a better understanding of some of what is going on in that part of the world today. Read full review


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