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Title Shooting Leave: Spying Out Central Asia in the Great Game
Speaker Sir John Ure KCMG LVO

After fighting as an officer in a Scottish Regiment in the Malayan jungle in the 1950s, Sir John Ure read history at… more

Date Wed 24 February 2010
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