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The Prime Minister and the Indian Army’s Last War
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Callahan, Raymond - The Prime Minister and the Indian Army’s Last War



Keywords:

Indian Army | Indianization | Prime Minister | Raj | Winston Churchill | World War

Abstract:

This chapter sketches out to the degree to which Winston Churchill as the Prime Minister and Minister of Defense shaped - and at times distorted - the last great martial effort of the Raj. Churchill's relationship to India at war can be broken into two areas for consideration: his impact on Indian politics and governance during the war, and his strategic direction of the Indian war …

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Callahan, Raymond, “The Prime Minister and the Indian Army’s Last War”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 24 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004211452_012>
First published online: 2015



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