1. Themanwho

    Action At Badama Post - The Third Afghan War

    “Action At Badama Post” relates a real life derring-do tale of British Forces in Afghanistan, centring around a downed RAF aircraft, and British and local troops’ efforts to rescue them against the efforts of a savage foe. Not unusual fare for a book review on Arrse you might think, until you...
  2. seaweed

    A Young British Officer in India

    In1845 the nineteen year old Ensign Charles Nedham, HM's 10th Foot(later Royal Lincolnshire Regiment) set out by sea to India to join his unit. He kept a journal and in 1849 made a fair copy of it, less whatever pages had been mislaid on his travels. The result has been edited for publication by...
  3. Dark_Nit

    Injuns taking over t'internet

    Not only do I see @earth's rantings and drivel on here, but now my Linkedin feed is showing this on a regular basis: And like earthy, no matter how many times I hide it, it keeps coming back.
  4. G

    A company 2nd Battalion of Artillery in Mercara, Madras, India

    I'm trying to find more information about the A company 2nd Battalion of Artillery in Mercara, Madras, India circa 1838, which an ancestor was a Gunner in. Searches on find my past, the national archives website and just plain googling finds either nothing or varying military units that are...
  5. chuggafugga

    India - How arrogant can a country's population get?

    I've spent quite a long length of my time in India observing racial sentiments, and after a good few years and reading up on open articles, I've now got a clearer idea in my head that India is more of a country which is turning quite arrogant as the eyes of the world turn to its incredibly fast...
  6. Nemesis44UK

    Indian student is gang-raped for revenge

    An Indian student has been gang-raped twice by the same men, the second time in revenge for her refusing to drop her case against them. EXCLUSIVE: Rapist gang told Indian student 'we've trapped you again' Poor woman.
  7. pinksniper

    No lightweight bullet-proof jackets for Indian Army as bureaucracy prevails!

    These jackets were required to effectively protect the head, neck, chest, groin and sides of soldiers as well as allow them to move with greater agility during counter-insurgency operations. India's infantry lacks even lightweight modular bullet-proof jackets a decade after the demand was...