Man of Steel

Talk about being a survivor. On January 13, 1842, Dr. William Brydon arrived at the British garrison in Jalalabad—the only person out of an original company of 4,500 military personnel and 12,000 camp followers to complete the journey from Kabul and live to tell the tale. Brydon, an assistant surgeon with the British East India Company Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, was stationed at … Continue reading Man of Steel