They are here, at last. The new models from the hands of Paul Hicks are arrived to the Empress Miniatures catalogue (just when I have ordered some of their modern figures!!!!!):
These figures are perfect as opponents of the Afghan tribesmen, for the Third Afghan War. There is a "promise" to include more forces, British, Indian Army, Armored Cars, etc. I expect they include also Afghan regular troops.
I have found also a really nice (and old) movie, "The Drum". Very good, and perfect as inspirational source! Here is a link: