61 The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
different parts of the hills, from which small parties from time to time went out and visited vill- ages, that the expeditions had not
been able to visit. .^aj^B^^^^^Hkhitth^ And thus our
troops were en vidence in
every direct- ion- When
the rams set in, these
posts were drawn. A m a n e n t established the Tashon
new per-p o s t was at Falam, capital.
sending out rations for a column.
Conclusion of Operations.
With the breaking-up of the columns, the troops who came up temporarily for the operations joyfully return to Burma, hoping never to see the Chin Hills again. The rest settle down in their posts to hibernate till the next open season, when they will have to take their share again in any work
that may have to be done. For during the rains nothing can be accomplished.
There are now three main posts in these hills. These are Haka in the south, Fort White in the north, and Falam in the centre. These posts are garrisoned respectively by the 2nd the political court at haka. Burma Battalion, the 1 st Burma
Rifles, and the 39th Gurhwal Rifles.Rifles, and the 39th Gurhwal Rifles.