7. Waziris­tan Cam­paign 1919-1920

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Fear­ing a loss of their ter­ri­tory in north west In­dia to Afghanistan, tribes­men re­belled against the Bri­tish and In­dian forces, killing hun­dreds. De­spite an army de­pleted by the war in Europe the Bri­tish took back con­trol and sta­tioned a per­ma­nent gar­ri­son in the re­gion to sup­press any fur­ther un­rest.

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