INDIA: The Prince & the Drones

INDIA The Prince & the Drones

At 24, huge, black-bearded Sir Bhupindar Singh, autocrat of the princely State of Patiala, set out for France to mount a blooded stallion and lead his own private army of fighting Sikhs against the Kaiser's Germans in World War I. A princely spender even in the days when spending came easily to India's princes, Patiala's Maharajah was an enthusiastic cricketer and polo player as well, and his enthusiasm for the hunt was such that he was forced to import tigers by the dozen from neighboring states to eke out his own rapidly dwindling...

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