MALAYA: Conquest by Dancing

The trackless mountain jungles of Pahang, largest and wildest of the Malaya states, are the special preserve of Sir Abu Bakar Riayatudin Almuadzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdullah, one of the largest and mildest of Sultans. A robust, paternal, fun-loving man who deplores violence and loves to dance and sing with his people, the Sultan of Pahang was shocked and hurt by the support his people gave the Communists when the Reds began guerrilla warfare in Malaya after World War II.

Sheltered, fed and supplied by villagers in the interior, Communist guerrillas spread...

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