How the Great War Inspired an Independent India

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. It’s been almost forgotten that more than 1 million subjects of undivided colonial India (now India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) fought in the war for the Allies.
Strangers in a strange land.

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Alongside the many interesting new views of the war that historiography and hindsight have made available a hundred years on, there's also a new awareness of aspects of the war's history that were under-regarded at the time.

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