India: The Lifted Veil

For his 73rd birthday last week. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was flooded with gifts ranging from cakes and garlands to gold dust and bank notes for national defense. Most welcome gift of all was the news that India's army, for the first time since the Red Chinese breakthrough on the border last month, in a small way had gone on the offensive. In NEFA (North East Frontier Agency), an Indian patrol raided a Chinese strongpoint near Towang. killed a number of Communist troops and returned to its lines without loss. A heavier attack was mounted outside Walong where, after...

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