Friday, 24 October 2014

Military History Photo Friday: Indian Troops in World War One

This week's photo shows Indian troops on the march somewhere in France during World War One. India was still a British colony at the time and contributed 1.5 million men to the war effort. They fought in every theater of the war. The Indian troops weren't the only colonial troops. Every colonial power drew upon their overseas possessions for the war effort. I've written about this more at length, and with some cool photos, over at Black Gate.

Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
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