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date: 30 November 2020

Mir Dastlocked

(1874–1945)
  • David Omissi

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Mir Dast (1874–1945), army officer, was born at Maidan, Tirah, in the mountainous North-West Frontier Province of British India, on 3 December 1874. His family were of the Afridi tribe of Pathans, a Muslim people renowned for their hardiness and fighting abilities. Because of their martial qualities, the Pathans of the ...

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