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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Afghanan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06-Sep-2005 at 00:49

Pictures of some Afghan Warriors:

Historic:

Khushal Khan Khattak - Warrior Poet

 

 

 

Contemporary:

Afghan Mujahideen

 



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 A child soldier a great warrior?  Thats just sickening.

 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Afghanan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06-Sep-2005 at 12:31
Originally posted by Heraclius Heraclius wrote:

 A child soldier a great warrior?  Thats just sickening.

Sickening, but it is and was nevertheless reality during the Soviet Occupation and subsequent civil war.

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British Army infantryman-Anglo-Sikh Wars.

 

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Hungarian horsemen from the 10th century in an Italin painting.

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Hey Nagyfejedelem that horse and the warrior with his bow is typical to Turkic warriors. I havent saw any other non-Turkic warrior with a bow on a horse... And also is that horse a Tarpan?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Afghanan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09-Sep-2005 at 14:11

Scythian/Iranian peoples from the steppes typically were well experienced in using the bow and horsemanship.

 

 

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Yup, the "Parthian shot" is the Roman testament to Iranian horse and bowmanship.



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DayI:

In this time Hungarian warriors had Turk bow, equipment, clothes and tactics, too. Horses of Hungarians really were Tarpans.

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Hungarians had relations with Iranians (Scythians, Alans, etc), too. But in this time the Turkish influence was stronger.
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When did Hungarians (Magyars) arrive in present Hungary, was it with Attila or before? He had a large Alanian contingent in his army too.
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Originally posted by poirot poirot wrote:

Belgian warrior

... that'd be Poirot not Van Damme

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Originally posted by Heraclius Heraclius wrote:

 A child soldier a great warrior?  Thats just sickening.

i think he was just carried away

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ok ge Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Sep-2005 at 00:09

New Arab Warriors

Youngsters against chicken

Kid and tank

Was it too much propoganda?

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Great photos og ge and Afghan!

More yenieris (janissaries)

Ataturk and his followers in the Anafartalar resistance force, during the Battle of Gallipoli...

Turkish soldiers during the Battle of Gallipoli...

Gazi Osman Pasha, during his resistance in Plevna...

 

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Oguzoglu, I know that yenieris means Yeni= new eris=Army, but why is it yenieris and not yenieriler? I guess that is a grammer question here.

Also, they are called in Arabic Al Jayesh Al Inkeshari, Al Jayesh= The army, Inkeshari= Jenessaries.  Does Inkeshari come from any Turkish word?

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yenieriler right

Quote Does Inkeshari come from any Turkish word?


hmm donno
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