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one-month mission to report on conditions along the border between Afghanistan and that part of British India that would become the state of Pakistan. Traveling by jeep with two other officers, one British and one American, Zimmermann observed life and conditions in one of the world’s most remote and, for Americans at the time, least known regions. That the mission is the subject of a book owes much to two fac F