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The camp of the 2nd Infantry Brigade at Spalvi, Waziristan, 1937

Photograph, North West Frontier, India, 1937.

Large numbers of troops were stationed in the rugged and remote region of Waziristan on British India's north-west frontier with Afghanistan, in order to police the rebellious mountain tribes and maintain lines of communication. In the foreground are the lines of the 5th (Bombay) Mountain Battery.

One of 62 copy photographs collected by Major E W Goodman, Commanding Officer of the 5th (Bombay) Mountain Battery.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-04-1-12

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2001-04-1-12