Younghusband, Troubled Campaign
The discovery of some hitherto unpublished photographs of Younghusband`s mission to Tibet where the inspiration for General Soods writings. This expedition to Tibet was the first of its kind to be undertaken in modern times and lead to an historic treaty with the Forbidden Kingdom.
Rather than the interpersonal or interdepartmental rivalries that existed at that time, the writer looks at matters military with particular reference to his own Battalion - which played a key role in bringing the treaty with Tibet to its natural conclusion. The narrative is narrowed down to the point of view of military man and military etiquette. The evocative, atmospheric photographs speak for themselves
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