Back to the Dyaks. Seems they are quite good at making and using poison darts on people. Several Dyaks, including their top man, Saradin, were on patrol with a mixed British and Malaysian unit hunting Communist leaders in Malaysia rumored to meeting in the deep jungle. And they were. The troopers crept close to the dwelling and could hear their prey talking. However, they could not get closer because there was a Communist sentry standing guard.
Quoting from War of the Running Dogs:
There is a sentence in the book which expresses British imperturbability at its best:
[Source: War of the Running Dogs: Malaya, 1948-1960 by Noel Barber.]