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India's Forgotten Soldiers Of World War I

Low salaries, lower ranks... They fought a foreign war in foreign lands. This is the tale of India's forgotten soldiers who fought in the Great War.

21/11/2021 1:27 PM
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  • Anjum H.
    5 days

    Cannon Fodder.The Sneaky English.

  • Jawad R.
    5 days

    My gandfather fight in this war got very brutally injured lost his one hand 🤚 his full life after he live disabled

  • Mohinder S.
    26/11/2021 06:29

    Great sacrifice, British promised freedom but forgot their promis. First time I met grandma of my French wife she was happy to see me she rember she said they make pancakes (chapati) in north of France they fought 4 years in cold mud n snow I visited samadhis of soldiers there’s written Waheguru ji fateh, names of dead, very good book letters of Indian soldiers written to their family they suffered.Indian voices of the Great War (David omission) letters were sensored but still good to read. Shashi Tharoor ´´s raj is also must read . Salute to all soldiers

  • Gurjit S.
    25/11/2021 22:27

    Rohit Kaushik

  • Muhammad U.
    25/11/2021 21:42

    They were not soldiers, they were slaves. It doesn't matter whether they were from India or Pakistan, Hindu or Muslim, after all they were slaves😡 Why didn't show their bravery against British? I curse them all who fought for their masters, not country.

  • Lak A.
    25/11/2021 21:28

    Proud of our ancestors, always the sword of justice. Humility and peace. Challenging discrimination and oppression and making a positive difference to reduce conflict and encourage peace ✌

  • Ranjay S.
    25/11/2021 20:09

    Battle of Haifa, 112 odd Indian soldiers (Jodhpurs Lancers) captured Haifa along with 1300 odd POW, which included Germans, Hungarian and Turks. Perhaps, it was the last cavalry charge in modern warfare, lances against machine guns. Needless to say, Indian soldiers were treated as inferior and cannon fodder, for a western war. Till very late, Indian soldiers were not allowed to be an officer.

  • Yaduprabha Y.
    25/11/2021 02:37

    Lo Mr. Tharoor... Aa gaya sorry...jo aapney unsey maanga tha...in their parliament on the debate over their rule in our country for 2 centuries. The lives we lost, the Indian money that was invested in this war, the unkept promise of giving it it's freedom? Any plans forward to now compensate for that?

  • Aayush J.
    24/11/2021 18:21

    :)

  • Muhammad K.
    24/11/2021 12:49

    Some spiritual leaders and peers from punjab were approached by the British stakeholders to drive their followers to join indian army for the world war

  • James C.
    24/11/2021 11:49

    British government want a trade deal so badly. Now they are remembering

  • Sharma A.
    23/11/2021 17:44

    All might have forgotten, Gandhiji agreed for voilence as no war declared on India, Gandhiji shouldn't forget that many innocent indians die. The same indians if provided with weapons it's not enough that 1.5 million destruct British!? Even indians die they die here and for independence and proud to be martyrs

  • Yelagandula S.
    23/11/2021 13:42

    Indian punjab heros every time they saved india

  • Samiha A.
    23/11/2021 13:32

    Our real heroes 🙏🏻

  • Qussin B.
    22/11/2021 17:40

    😢😢

  • Samarjeet C.
    22/11/2021 11:23

    Well, they were nothing but mercenaries. Fought for the Queen, to further Britain's imperialism. No wonder the present generation had forgotten them

  • Hijam R.
    22/11/2021 10:31

    No improvement yet

  • Shehryar W.
    22/11/2021 08:53

    What a pity an enslaved nation fought for their masters who were treating them worst than their dogs but still they are appreciated that they fought bravely for their masters for getting few takas and rupees. To hell with them and their bravery and their sacrifice.

  • Ravi M.
    22/11/2021 06:17

    This praise is in indication that new India going under the arms of west again?

  • Ravi M.
    22/11/2021 06:15

    Rember them? Whom you don't know that fought for you??

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