India Remembers WWII: veterans’ stories – Big Ideas

Background

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Soldiers of 7 Indian Brigade in Benghazi, 29 December 1941, inspecting an abandoned M13/40 Italian medium tank. IWM

The Indian Army contributed substantially to the North African campaign and four Brigades from two divisions were engaged in CRUSADER. 5, 7 and 11 Indian Brigades from 4 Indian Infantry Division and 29 Indian Brigade from 5 Indian Division.

This is a great project.

India Remembers WWII 

Veterans’ stories To mark 75 years since the end of WWII, India Remembers’ young historians are interviewing WWII veterans of the Indian Army. Short films will be released across Remembrance week.
— Read on

www.big-ideas.org/india-remembers-wwii-veterans-stories/

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