National Geographic : 1946 Apr
Swagger Stick, Creased Shorts, Mongol Face Are a Gurkha's Knife-fighting Gurkhas form the ruling caste of Nepal. Loyal to the British during the Indian Mutiny and World War I, Gurkhas were in the vanguard at El 'Alamein and Mareth Line. British Tommies like to fight beside them. At a Victory Feast, Wild Honey IsServed on the Branch The author found this fortatJandola deserted; the South Waziristan Scouts had moved out to round up alot ofbad men. They caught the gang hiding in women's clothes (page 478). This waiter serves the home-coming officers.