Afghanistan Independence History
Afghanistan Independence Day celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, which put an end to British rule. Although Afghanistan was never a part of the British Empire, the British did control many of its territories. After Afghanistan lost the second of three Anglo-Afghan wars, the British gained control over their entire foreign policy. After the third war, Afghanistan was able to gain their independence. This day is observed annually on August 19th. Many celebrations and ceremonies are typically held.
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