"the battle for the Peiwar Kotal"

Battle of Peiwar Kotal
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The Battle of Peiwar Kotal was one of the opening battles of the Second Anglo-Afghan War.  It was fought in November 1878 and was a victory for the British forces over the Afghans.  The British were able to seize control of the Peiwar Kotal Pass, a route into Afghanistan through the mountains.