Proceed to Peshawar

Proceed to Peshawar

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This is a story of adventure in the Hindu Kush Mountains, and of a previously untold Military and Naval Intelligence Mission along about 800 miles of the Durand Line in World War II. The American officers passed through the Tribal Areas and the princely states of the North-West Frontier Province, and into Baluchistan. It also provides an insight into the background and daily life of a Naval Intelligence Officer who was stationed in Karachi, India (now Pakistan), in World War II. He was probably the first American official to travel to all of the Provinces that now comprise the country of Pakistan, and he also traveled in India and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).Ford was wounded filming the Battleof Midway, and he was recalled for service in Korea; his photo as a rear admiral shows fifteen service ribbons. Ford, whohad ... Roderick Engert, telephone conversation with theauthor, 13 August 2009. 138.


Title:Proceed to Peshawar
Author:George Hill
Publisher:Naval Institute Press - 2013-11-15
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