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India In August 1914, the Indian subcontinent was the most important pillar of the British Empire. After the start of the First World War India’s importance to the war effort was apparent in the considerable numbers of Indian soldiers employed on the Allied fronts in Europe, Africa, and Asia. By the end of 1918, some 1.5 million Indians had been mobilized for the war. Of these, almost 900,000 belonged to fighting units. More than 60,000 Indian soldiers died in the war and about the same number suffered

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PDF Barkawi, Tarak - Army, Ethnicity and Society in British India Keywords: British Indian army British Indian army | colonial society colonial society | ethnicity

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PDF Das, Santanu - Imperialism, Nationalism and the First World War in India Keywords: empire empire | First World War First World War | imperialism

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PDF Roy, Kaushik - The Army in India in Mesopotamia from 1916 to 1918: Tactics, Technology and Logistics Reconsidered Keywords: Great War Great War | Indian Army Indian Army | Mesopotamia

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PDF Roy, Kaushik - Introduction: Warfare, Society and the Indian Army during the Two World Wars Keywords: colonial India colonial India | Indian Army Indian Army | World Wars

PDF Liebau, Heike; Bromber, Katrin; Lange, Katharina; Hamzah, Dyala; Ahuja, Ravi - The World in World Wars Keywords: Politics Politics | India India | Africa

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PDF Liebau, Heike - Kaiser kī jay (Long Live the Kaiser): Perceptions of World War I and the Socio-Religious Movement Among the Oraons in Chota Nagpur 1914–1916 Keywords: India India | Religion Religion

PDF Markovits, Claude - Indian Soldiers’ Experiences in France during World War I: Seeing Europe from the Rear of the Front Keywords: India India | Western Front Western Front | Culture

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The French and British Empires | Politics Politics | Literature Literature | Portugal Portugal | Legacy Legacy | India India

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PDF Ahuja, Ravi - The Corrosiveness of Comparison: Reverberations of Indian Wartime Experiences in German Prison Camps (1915–1919) Keywords: India India | Politics Politics | Home fronts