India's Nizam of Hyderabad, whose Hyderabad
Squadron has knocked down 27 German planes (TIME, Sept. 2), last week
issued a Fatwa (royal decree) ordering all mosques in his native
Hyderabad to offer daily prayers for the safety of the squadron's
British pilots. Growled a Moslem leader: "Never have I heard of a
Moslem prince ordering regular prayers for Christian warriors."
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