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Who Are the Gurkha? - Asian History - About.com
The Gurkhas are famed as warriors, and both the Indian and British armies maintain Gurkha regiments. Indian Army Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw once said, ...
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/glossaryfj/g/GlosGurkha.htm
Gurkha Piper Division | Colonial Indian Army
Because they remained loyal to the British during the Indian Revolt of 1857, and were known as completely fearless fighters, the Gurkhas became favorites of ...
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/ss/Photo-Essay-Colonial-India_13.htm
Tibet and China, page 2 - Asian History - About.com
The Gurkhas returned three years later, plundering and destroying some famous Tibetan monasteries. The Chinese sent a force of 17,000 which, along with ...
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/china/a/TibetandChina_2.htm
The 8th Dalai Lama and the Golden Urn - Buddhism - About.com
The Gurkhas had already been stirring up issues about coinage and trade with Tibet, probably building an excuse to invade. The Gurkhas informed the Kashag  ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/The-Dalai-Lamas/a/The-8th-Dalai-Lama-And-The-Golden-Urn.htm
Sepoy Rebellion | The Revolt of 1857 in India
... the Punjab, the British began to recruit soldiers from the "martial races" - those peoples considered particularly warlike, such as the Gurkhas and the Sikhs.
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/What-Was-The-Revolt-Of-1857-in-India-All-About.htm
Review of Gurkha 125th Anniversary Cigar - Cigars - About.com
... and enjoy their own cigars from local tobacco. The fondness of the British for these legendary Nepalese fighters inspired them to name their cigars Gurkhas.".
http://cigars.about.com/od/CigarReviews2012/fr/Review-Of-Gurkha-125th-Anniversary-Cigar.htm
Warriors Killers and Spies in Asian History - About.com
Between 1814 and 1816, the Gurkhas of Nepal managed to fight the largest empire the world has ever seen to a standstill. The British Empire, with its crown ...
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/tp/Warriors-Killers-And-Spies.htm
Review of Gurkha Ghost Cigar - Cigars - About.com
Review of Gurkha Ghost, a new cigar released during October 2012, just in time for Halloween.
http://cigars.about.com/od/CigarReviews2013/fr/Review-Of-Gurkha-Ghost-Cigar.htm
Dateline 1902: First Attempt to Climb K2 -- Aleister Crowley - Climbing
... the ninth highest mountain, in a pure alpine style with no oxygen, no Sherpas. The attempt ended when Mummery and two Gurkhas died in an avalanche. Ads.
http://climbing.about.com/od/historyofclimbing/a/Dateline-1902-First-Attempt-To-Climb-K2-Part-I.htm
Which Asian Nations Were Never Colonized by Europe?
However, the Gurkhas fought so well and the land was so rugged that the British decided to leave Nepal alone as a buffer state for British India. The British also ...
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/colonialisminasia/fl/Which-Asian-Nations-Were-Never-Colonized-by-Europe.htm
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