Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of England during some of the most important moments in history. In 1953 Churchill won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Written in 1898 this book was the first non-fiction book written by Churchill. The book details the military campaign in what is now Pakistan and Afghanistan. Churchill was a second Lieutenant. The British moved into the mountain to fight a punitive campaign, because of the malicious raids on the villages in India. By being a part of the military forces in this campaign Churchill gained the strategic knowledge he would later need in World War 1.