The Indian Cavalry Divisions in Somme: 1916
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Kenyon, David - The Indian Cavalry Divisions in Somme: 1916



Keywords:

France | Indian Cavalry divisions | Somme

ISFWWS-Keywords:

India | Western Front | Military organisation of combat | Experience of combat | Soldiers and Combat | Published memoirs and biographies | Britain

Abstract:

A 'fact' that is often quoted to support the status of the Indian soldier as exploited victim is that the Indian regiments arrived in Marseilles in late 1914 still dressed in tropical clothing and without warm winter kit. This chapter aims to attack the…

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Kenyon, David, “The Indian Cavalry Divisions in Somme: 1916”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 22 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004211452_003>
First published online: 2015



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