WEST AFRICAN TROOPS IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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  • IND 2864
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Indian soldiers mingle with troops of the 81st West African Division after the latter had arrived in India for jungle training. The first African colonial troops to fight outside Africa, the 81st Division went on to Burma in December 1943.

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Indian soldiers mingle with men of the 81st West African Division after the latter had arrived in India for jungle training. The first African colonial troops to fight outside Africa, the 81st Division went on to Burma in December 1943.

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