Stand to, Asman Valley, 1937 (c)
A detachment of the 2nd Royal Battalion (Ludhiana Sikhs), 11th Sikh Regiment, man their hill-top positions in Waziristan during the operations against the Fakir of Ipi. The Faqir had started his self-styled Jihad against the British government in 1937. He waged a highly effective guerrilla war against the British well into the 1940s.
From an album of 50 photographs associated with 2nd Royal Bn (Ludhiana Sikhs), 11th Sikh Regiment, Waziristan, India, North West Frontier (1920-1937).
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