The Lives Of A Bengal Lancer
Kessinger Publishing, 01.04.2004 - 304 Seiten
1930. Francis Yeats-Brown was a journalist who wrote the best-selling book, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer and edited the journal, Everyman. He became involved in right-wing politics during the 1930s. This included membership in the January Club. He also published articles that praised General Franco in Spain and claimed Hitler had cured unemployment in Nazi Germany. Bengal Lancer describes the different stages that a British military man went through during his time stationed in India during the early 1900's. From the ever correct military society and it's eccentrics and eccentricities to the Yogis and the religious practices and beliefs of the Indian people.
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