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Political and military events in British India

from the years 1756 to 1849.

by William Hough

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Published by W.H. Allen & co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Major William Hough.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS463 .H83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6950677M
      LC Control Number05002063
      OCLC/WorldCa5105166

      The British Indian Army was the principal military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in It was responsible for the defence of both the British Indian Empire and the princely states, which could also have their own armies. The Indian Army was an important part of the British Empire's forces, both in India and abroad, particularly during the First World War and the Branch: Army. For the British, Aug was not just any other day. Marking the second anniversary of the Japanese Navy's surrender, the British announced August 15 for India's complete independence. Daily updates of everything that you need know about what is going on in the military community and abroad including military gear and equipment, breaking news, international news and more.


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