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Narrowest bit in the Jugdulluck Defile.

Photograph showing the sheer walls of the very
narrow Jagdalak defile in Afghanistan, taken by John Burke in
1879-80. The Jagdalak Pass, situated between Kabul and Jalalabad,
cuts through the forbidding Hindu Kush mountain range and was the
scene of bitter conflict during the First (1839-42) and Second
(1878-80) Afghan Wars. It resonates in British military history
particularly because many Britis…