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An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III loadmaster looks outside, into te nigt sky, before dropping is cargo of Tri-Wall Aerial Delivery System (TRIADS) loaded wit Humanitarian Daily Rations (HDRs). Air Force C-17s delivered HDRs in Support of ENDURING FREEDOM from Germany to Afgan refugees wo ave massed inside te borders of Afganistan. Te C-17s carried over 35,000 HDRs packaged in 84 TRIAD boxes, measuring 80 inces tall and 48 by 48 inces square, eac filled wit 420 HDRs. Te HDRs were delivered in a first of its kind, ig altitude airdrop. Tis is te first operational TRIAD delivery from C-17 aircraft and te first combat airdrop mission performed by a C-17. In addition to te...

An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III loadmaster looks outside, into te ni...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III loadmaster looks outside, into the night sky, before dropping his cargo of Tri-Wall Aerial Del... More

US Army (USA) and US Air Force (USAF) personnel are served at a formal dinner as invited guests of Afgan Major General (MGEN) Razik of the Afghanistan Militia Force

US Army (USA) and US Air Force (USAF) personnel are served at a formal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar Army Air Field Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: CENTRAL COMMAND Scene C... More

Afgan Police at a vehicle checkpoint search passengers in support of security and stability operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afgan Police at a vehicle checkpoint search passengers in support of s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Fob Surobi Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 3d BN 6th Mar Scene Camera Operator:... More

Afgan Police at a vehicle checkpoint search passengers in support of security and stability operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afgan Police at a vehicle checkpoint search passengers in support of s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Fob Surobi Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 3d BN 6th Mar Scene Camera Operator:... More

Afgan Police at a vehicle checkpoint search passengers in support of security and stability operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afgan Police at a vehicle checkpoint search passengers in support of s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Fob Surobi Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 3d BN 6th Mar Scene Camera Operator:... More

Alongside Afgan fighters and under intense enemy rifle, machine gun, and rocket-propelled grenade fire, US Marine Corps (USMC) personnel from Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines and the ground combat element of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), advance toward Taliban positions on a mountain near the village of Siah Chub Kalay, Afghanistan (AFG), during Operation ASBURY PARK and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Alongside Afgan fighters and under intense enemy rifle, machine gun, a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Zabol Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 22ND MEU (SOC) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A. Milks, USMC Release Status: Rel... More

Two young Afgan girls present the Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (back to camera), U.S. Secretary of Defense, with floral bouquets as a goodwill gesture during his official visit to the Qalat Provincial Reconstruction Team headquarters, in the provincial capital city of Qalat, Zabul Provnice, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on July 11, 2006. Secretary Rumsfeld is in Afghanistan to check on the progress of the local community building effort in Qalat and to speak with U.S. Soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by SGT. Andre'Reynolds) (Released)

Two young Afgan girls present the Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (back t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qalat State: Zabul Province Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Andre' Reynolds, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combin... More

100 Afghanis (1963 - back)

100 Afghanis (1963 - back)

OWN SCAN (My collestion)

100 Afghanis (1963 - top)

100 Afghanis (1963 - top)

OWN SCAN (My collestion)

1880 map of the fortified city of Kandahar in Afghanistan

1880 map of the fortified city of Kandahar in Afghanistan

1880 map of the fortified city of Kandahar in Afghanistan.

1960s Afghanistan - Infant ward in a Kabul hospital at feeding time

1960s Afghanistan - Infant ward in a Kabul hospital at feeding time

Infant ward in a Kabul hospital in the 1960s. Original caption: "Infant ward at feeding time."

1960s Afghanistan - Infant ward in a Kabul hospital

1960s Afghanistan - Infant ward in a Kabul hospital

Infant ward in a Kabul hospital in the 1960s. Original caption: "Most hospitals give extensive post-natal care to young mothers."

1960s Afghanistan - Laboratory at the Vaccine Research Center

1960s Afghanistan - Laboratory at the Vaccine Research Center

Vaccine research center attached to a Kabul hospital in the 1960s. Original caption: "A laboratory at the Vaccine Research Center."

20 Afghanis (1963, Back)

20 Afghanis (1963, Back)

Reverse of 20 Afghani banknote.

A Buzkashi match in Bamiyan

A Buzkashi match in Bamiyan

A Buzkashi match in Bamiyan sponsored by the Small Grants Program.

A Dooraunee Villager with his Arms

A Dooraunee Villager with his Arms

"A Dooraunee Villager with his Arms," 1815* (Ames Library) "In Mountstuart Elphinstone, 'An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India' (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, ... More

A short guide to Bamiyan cover (cropped)

A short guide to Bamiyan cover (cropped)

Cover to the booklet A Short Guide to Bamiyan This booklet is a brief guide to the Bamiyan Valley and the surrounding archaeological sites in central Afghanistan, published in the 1950s by the Historical Societ... More

A short guide to Bamiyan cover

A short guide to Bamiyan cover

Cover to the booklet A Short Guide to Bamiyan This booklet is a brief guide to the Bamiyan Valley and the surrounding archaeological sites in central Afghanistan, published in the 1950s by the Historical Societ... More

Abdul Khaliq Hazara

Abdul Khaliq Hazara

Abdul Khaliq Hazara, (1916 - 1933), was the assassin of King Mohammed Nadir Shah on 8 November 1933.

Abdul Khaliq

Abdul Khaliq

Abdul Khaliq Hazara

Abdul Majid Zabuli

Abdul Majid Zabuli

Abdul Majid Zabuli

Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan-cropped

Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan-cropped

Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901.

Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan

Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan

Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901.

Afghan Passport

Afghan Passport

New eletronic readable passports issued by Afghan Ministry of Interior

Afghan TouristVisa 2014

Afghan TouristVisa 2014

Tourist Visa for Afghanistan Deutsch: Touristenvisum für Afghanistan.

Afghanistan emblem color

Afghanistan emblem color

Emblem of Afghanistan

Afghanistan exit

Afghanistan exit

exit stamp from Afghanistan

Afghanistan stamps 1965

Afghanistan stamps 1965

Postage stamp used in Afghanistan 1965.

Afridi tribesmen making rifles in a native rifle factory

Afridi tribesmen making rifles in a native rifle factory

"Kohat Pass: Afridi tribesmen making rifles in a native rifle factory," a news bureau photo, early 1950's Source: ebay, Dec. 2008

Al Qaeda military diagram

Al Qaeda military diagram

A diagram from a Qaeda manual on establishing an encampment for an infantry battalion, showing the proper placement of sleeping quarters, headquarters, ammunition storage, horse grounds, mosque and training fields.

Ali Ahmad Khan Luynab

Ali Ahmad Khan Luynab

A picture of Ali Ahmad Khan Luynab, date unknown.

Amir Abdur Rahman and officials at dinner

Amir Abdur Rahman and officials at dinner

Amir Abdur Rahman Khan, King of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901, having dinner with his officials.

Amir Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan-cropped

Amir Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan-cropped

Abdur Rahman Khan, King of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901

Amir Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan

Amir Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan

Abdur Rahman Khan, King of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901

Anis (newspaper) c. 1927

Anis (newspaper) c. 1927

Anis (newspaper) c. 1927فارسی: ۱۳۰۶ خورشیدی روزنامه انیس

Application form from the Khalid bin Whalid training camp

Application form from the Khalid bin Whalid training camp

A registration form for Harkat’s Khalid bin Whalid training camp. The form says ‘‘Jihad’’ on the top of the page, and common Islamic prayers cover the group’s seal. The form asks for a recruit’s name, age, nati... More

Arabic document found in an Al Qaeda safehouse -d

Arabic document found in an Al Qaeda safehouse -d

Arabic document found in an Al Qaeda safehouse.

Army Camp near Khyber Pass

Army Camp near Khyber Pass

Army Camp near Khyber Pass - c1920's

Azad Khan Afghan, Gold Mohur 11.0 grams 1168 AH Isfahan

Azad Khan Afghan, Gold Mohur 11.0 grams 1168 AH Isfahan

Afghanistan Hotaki Azad Khan Gold Mohur 11.0 grams; 1168 AH Isfahan Mint; Extremely Rare.

Babrak Khan with 2 of his children

Babrak Khan with 2 of his children

A picture of Babrak Khan, who died in 1924 or 1925, with 2 of his children. The direct source is from Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2187124068223677&set=a.1379485315654227&type=3&theater ) ... More

Babrak Khan

Babrak Khan

A picture of Babrak Khan, an Afghan chieftain who died in either 1924 or 1925

Bacha-i Saqqao

Bacha-i Saqqao

Habibullah Kalakani (a.k.a. Bacha-i Saqqao - son of water carrier), the Tajik bandit who seized Kabul from the faltering hands of Afghan King Amanullah Khan in January 1929. He was ousted in the same year by Na... More

Bamiyan Buddha c1933

Bamiyan Buddha c1933

Taller Buddha, print from silver bromide gelatin.

Bamiyan Fresco Ceiling Sketch 1928 (B&W)

Bamiyan Fresco Ceiling Sketch 1928 (B&W)

Bamiyan Fresco Ceiling Sketch 1928 (B&W)

Bamiyan Fresco Ceiling Sketch 1928

Bamiyan Fresco Ceiling Sketch 1928

Sketch of ceiling fresco.

Bamiyan valley 1928 2

Bamiyan valley 1928 2

Bamiyan Valley with buddha.

Bamiyan valley 1928

Bamiyan valley 1928

Bamiyan Valley with Buddha.

Bamiyan valley 1967 postcard

Bamiyan valley 1967 postcard

Bamiyan Valley, with shorter Buddha visible. Scan of a postcard purchased in 1967 in Afghanistan.

Budda face c1967

Budda face c1967

Face of Buddha

Buddha 1910
Buddha 1940 along the old silk routes

Buddha 1940 along the old silk routes

Print Ad 1940 A Buddha 175 Feet High Looks Out from a Sandstone Cliff in Bamian

Buddha 1950s postcard 2

Buddha 1950s postcard 2

Front of Buddha Post Card. Border is part of original post card.

Buddha 1950s postcard

Buddha 1950s postcard

Front of Buddha Post Card

Buddha Afghanistan Ancient Land with Modern Ways

Buddha Afghanistan Ancient Land with Modern Ways

Massive 175 foot statue of Buddha carved in sandstone near Bamian attracyed thousands of worshippers before the advent of Islam in Afghanistan

Buddha Afghanistan Information Bureau 1950s

Buddha Afghanistan Information Bureau 1950s

Front of Buddha. This image has been cropped from the original, the full image was used on post cards in the 1950s. See File:Buddha 1950s postcard 2.jpg and File:Buddha 1950s postcard.jpg

Buddha c1956
Buddha cave of chapels

Buddha cave of chapels

Plan of Cave Chapels at Base of 35m Buddha. Sketch originally produced 1886.

Buddha cliff face circa 1929

Buddha cliff face circa 1929

It is believed that Mary Amps and Major Leon Williamson Amps are pictured here in front of the Buddha.

Buddha closeup 3 1928

Buddha closeup 3 1928

Close view of the upper section of the buddha. At the left of the image stands Jean Carl (a friend and colleague of the Hackins) abseiling down.

Buddha front c1962

Buddha front c1962

The colossal figures were coloured and glistening with orgnaments; the smaller in blue, the larger in red, faces and hands gilded.

Buddha of Bamiyan Wolseley

Buddha of Bamiyan Wolseley

55-metre Buddha and a Wolseley tourer of around 1926. From Aurel Stein's visit.

Buddha shorter 1928 3

Buddha shorter 1928 3

Shorter buddha.

Buddha shorter 1928 4

Buddha shorter 1928 4

Shorter buddha.

Buddha shorter 1928

Buddha shorter 1928

Shorter buddha.

Buddha shorter 2 1928

Buddha shorter 2 1928

Shorter buddha.

Buddha shorter fig30 1928
Buddha shorter from below 1928

Buddha shorter from below 1928

Shorter buddha viewed from below.

Buddha stamp 1932 2

Buddha stamp 1932 2

Postage stamp used in Afghanistan. Afghanistan joined the Universal Postal Union in 1928, part the First Definitive Monuments Series. The series included a 3-Afghanis postage stamp plainly titled 'Bamian'. Larg... More

Buddha stamp 1932

Buddha stamp 1932

Postage stamp used in Afghanistan. Afghanistan joined the Universal Postal Union in 1928, part the First Definitive Monuments Series. The series included a 3-Afghanis postage stamp plainly titled 'Bamian'. Larg... More

Buddha taller 1928 2

Buddha taller 1928 2

Taller buddha.

Buddha taller 1928

Buddha taller 1928

Taller buddha from a short distance.

Buddha taller 1967 postcard

Buddha taller 1967 postcard

Taller Buddha. Scan of a postcard purchased in 1967 in Afghanistan.

Buddha taller 2 1928

Buddha taller 2 1928

Taller buddha.

Buddha taller closeup 1928

Buddha taller closeup 1928

Close view of the lower section of the taller buddha. At the very top left of the image stands one of the archaeologists.

Buddha taller closeup 2 1928

Buddha taller closeup 2 1928

Close view of the upper section of the taller buddha. At the left of the image stands one of the archaeologists.

Buddha taller detail 1928

Buddha taller detail 1928

Detail of the taller buddha.

Buddha taller fig46 1928
Buddha-sketch-William-Simpson-1886

Buddha-sketch-William-Simpson-1886

Talbot M.G and Maitland P.J.m The Rock-Cut Caves and Statues of Bamian, in The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, XVUUU, 1886

Buddhas head sitting silhouette

Buddhas head sitting silhouette

Top view of the 55-metre Buddha, with the local people sitting on the Buddha’s head.

Buddhas of Bamiyan on 1950s Afghanistan stamps

Buddhas of Bamiyan on 1950s Afghanistan stamps

Postage stamps used in Afghanistan

Buddhist Antiquities of Bamiyan 1928 sketch

Buddhist Antiquities of Bamiyan 1928 sketch

Buddhist Antiquities of Bamiyan 1928 sketch

Coaafghanistan

Coaafghanistan

Nederlands: afghanistan wapenschild groot

Coats of arms of Afghanistan 1919-1930

Coats of arms of Afghanistan 1919-1930

Coats of arms of Afghanistan 1919-1930 Русский: Герб Афганистана 1919-1930

Coronation of Ahmad Khan Abdali in 1747

Coronation of Ahmad Khan Abdali in 1747

Figure 1. “Coronation” of Ahmad Khan Abdali. Translation of captions at top: No. 6. Drawing by Breshna, the famous contemporary Afghan artist. Sher-e Sorkh: The cluster of wheat is being placed on Ahmad Shah’s ... More

Coronation of Ahmad Shah Durrani in 1747 by Breshna

Coronation of Ahmad Shah Durrani in 1747 by Breshna

Figure 1. "Coronation" of Ahmad Khan Abdali. Translation of captions at top: No. 6. Drawing by Breshna, the famous contemporary Afghan artist. Sher-e Sorkh: The cluster of wheat is being placed on Ahmad Shah's ... More

Cover Afghanistan 1954

Cover Afghanistan 1954

Afghanistan cover from 1954

Cover of an al Qaeda document

Cover of an al Qaeda document

Cover of a document stamped with the name of Harkat ul-Ansar. Part of a document collection found in training camps in Afghanistan after the US invasion, this document is not in Arabic. It has a quote at the t... More

Delling – Afghanistan Stamp

Delling – Afghanistan Stamp

A stamp with an illustration of a car.

Deserted Afghan railway car after failure to begin rail system

Deserted Afghan railway car after failure to begin rail system

This photo from Life magazin has the caption “Deserted Afghan railway car after failure to begin rail system”. Dated 1938 in the caption, the picture shows an overgrown bogie coach from the short-lived narrow g... More

Die 7 km lange Eisenbahn zwischen Kabul und Darul-Aman war stark überfüllt CR

Die 7 km lange Eisenbahn zwischen Kabul und Darul-Aman war stark überf...

Deutsch: Die 7 km lange Eisenbahn zwischen Kabul und Darul-Aman war stark überfüllt English: The 7 km long railway between Kabul and Darum-Aman was heavily overcrowded

Dion-Bouton – Afghanistan Stamp

Dion-Bouton – Afghanistan Stamp

A stamp with an illustration of a car.

Drawing of Abdur Rahman Khan by John Gray

Drawing of Abdur Rahman Khan by John Gray

A drawing of Abdur Rahman Khan, King of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901.

Dōst Moḥammad Family WDL11464 (cropped)

Dōst Moḥammad Family WDL11464 (cropped)

A photograph of the family of Dost Mohammad Khan in 1879

Dōst Moḥammad Family WDL11464

Dōst Moḥammad Family WDL11464

A photograph of the family of Dost Mohammad Khan in 1879