Gurkhas to Go

Fathers, Michael; Adhikary, Dhruba; Brunton, Michael
November 1999
Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/29/99, Issue 48, p40
Focuses on recruitment of the Gurkhas, an mercenary army made up of men from the Himalaya region of Nepal. Description of the army's strict and intensive selection process; Its strong reputation; History of some of the wars in which Gurkhas have fought; Questions over whether they are adequately and fairly compensated for their services.


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