Waziristan, 1919-1920
Waziristan, 1919-1920

WATTEVILLE, H. de. Waziristan, 1919-1920.

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WATTEVILLE, H. de. Waziristan, 1919-1920. London, Constable And Co. Limited, 1925.

8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pp. xx, 238, 6 plates, 1 folding map and 3 full-page sketch maps; spine a little sunned, cloth with minor marking; a few pages a little spotted, one gathering opened crudely.
First edition, published in the series Campaigns and Their Lessons, edited by Major-General Sir Charles Callwell, K.C.B. Watteville presents a detailed account of the Waziristan campaign, with an analysis of modern mountain warfare, the impact of the artillery and the deployment of aircraft. After the Third Anglo-Afghan War, the Indian and British Army fought against Waziri tribes. - A scarce book on the North-West Frontier.