INDIA: Bombs; Peace Talk

Guerrilla warfare between British garrisons on the northwest frontier and bellicose Pathan tribesmen, begun when a band of Afridi ambuscaded a party of Indian cavalry in the orchards outside Peshawar (TIME, Aug. 18), continued last week. Although Royal Air Force bombers peppered the tribesmen with as many as 50 tons of bombs in a single day, Pesha- war continued surrounded by hostile besiegers. Some observers began to doubt the efficacy of the R. A. F.'s aerial attack. One rumor was that the Afridi left their capes and turbans...

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