Foreign News: Foreign News: Sep. 28, 1925

Twenty to One In Syria

French resistance to Pan-Arab Druse attacks while the French offensive in Palestine is being prepared, were again picturesquely envisioned by Correspondent George Seldes* (Time, Sept. 21):

"There was a battle of cavalry against barbed wire, of riflemen against machine guns, of 2,000 pagan tribesmen against a mere 10 French. . . Ignorant and heedless the Druse horsemen charged the barbed wire . . . pennons and war flags flying . . . Their horses were caught, slashed ... a hellish scene of carnage . . . men and blood mingling...

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