Introduction: Warfare, Society and the Indian Army during the Two World Wars
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Roy, Kaushik - Introduction: Warfare, Society and the Indian Army during the Two World Wars



Keywords:

colonial India | Indian Army | World Wars

ISFWWS-Keywords:

India | Soldiers and Combat | Legacy | Military organisation of combat | Middle East | Western Front

Abstract:

The Indian Army was the largest government employer in colonial India. During the two World Wars, the Indian Army numbered more than a million. The Indian Army played an important role as an imperial reserve. This chapter introduces the essays in this book within the…

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Roy, Kaushik, “Introduction: Warfare, Society and the Indian Army during the Two World Wars”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004211452_002>
First published online: 2015



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