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(Untitled), 02 Oct [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/61-62

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Inayat Kila [West Pakistan, now Pakistan]) to "Uncle Bill" [Lord William Beresford] in which he describes his luck at being posted to "the hardest fighting that the frontier has seen for many years", gives an account of the fighting in which he has been involved, and says that despite the difficulty of commanding the regiment without speaking Hindustani, he hopes that "the moral effect of my presence will alone inspire confidence".


  • Creation: 02 Oct [1897]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 798-800

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