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The Welsh in Afghanistan, 1839-2022

Gareth Jones

Mon 25 November
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm GMT

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£3.00 – £6.00
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For nine years, BBC Wales journalist Gareth Jones followed the Queen’s Dragoon Guards – The Welsh Cavalry – as they took on insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he is coming to BRLSI to give a first-hand account of an ambush in which the Queen’s Dragoon Guards were attacked by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2009.

In what promises to be a fascinating talk, he explores British military involvement in the country since the first Anglo-Afghan War of 1839, with a particular focus on the Welsh soldiers who have fought – and often died – during that period.


Mon 25 November
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
£3.00 – £6.00
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