A Letter From The Publisher: Oct. 11, 1968

PHOTOGRAPHER Priya Ramrakha, whose pictures have illustrated many of TIME's stories— most recently those about the Nigerian civil war and the occupation of Czechoslovakia— was anxious to get out of Africa. He was a British citizen born of Indian parents, and he no longer felt wholly welcome in his native Kenya, which lately has turned against people of Asian origin. More important, he was determined to demonstrate that his camera could capture subjects more subtle than the violence he had been covering. But before he moved on, he wanted to finish one more assignment for TIME: another look at the fighting...