British expedition to Tibet

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  1. pmaitra

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    British expedition to Tibet

    See full article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_expedition_to_Tibet

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    Old Russian map showing the details of the British Expeditionary Invasion of Tibet
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    Reconstruction of the British Expeditionary Invasion of Tibet
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    Click spoiler to see an animation of the British Expeditionary Invasion of Tibet
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    Some pictures

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    Tibetan soldier with a Jingal

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    The British troops marching towards Lhasa on September 6.1904

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    British artillery firing on Tibetans

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    Two Tibetan army officers--Ladingser and Langserling--negotiating with the British on March 31, 1904 Younghusband (right and with hat) and interpreter (kneeling and speaking).
     
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  3. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    I have seen maps of similar vintage which were still classified :)
     

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