Gurkha soldiers crossing the first stockade of the Wenshoi khel of Pangsha

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B&W photographic print. 'Gurkha soldiers crossing the first stockade of the Wenshoi khel of Pangsha about three miles from the main village.'They had built a stone barricade loopholed for arrows but did not hold it. In the middle of the wall is a fence of banana stems, for it is a very old Naga belief that bullets passing between banana stems are "cooled" and rendered harmless.' '

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