Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Gandamak

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search

GANDAMAK (gun-da-muk') , a village of Afghanistan, between Cabul and Peshawar, where, during the retreat from Kabul in 1842, the last remnant of the British force was massacred, only one man making his escape. Here also a treaty was signed with Yakub Khan in 1879. See Afghanistan.