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‘It was our little Poland in India’: WW-II survivors to visit Jamnagar camp today where ex-ruler offered them shelter

Around 1,000 Polish children, many of them orphans, were hosted at camp Balachadi — the seaside summer resort of the then ruler — after they were allowed to leave the Soviet Union in 1942

British enlisted Indian children during World War-I, new book reveals

The account by writer and historian Shrabani Basu is based on official papers at the National Archives and British Library.


Australian survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101

Royle died Sunday at a Perth hospital following surgery on a hip fracture that he suffered in a fall in a nursing home three weeks ago, his son Gordon Royle said.

Theatre review: The play about war and peace leaves you restless yet spellbound

The play was a tragic comedy, pulling emotional chords in a subtle and amusing way.

Of literary leanings and World War anecdotes

Brian McCall spoke about the Indian commemoration programmes in the UK and also the plans for India for which he has been working for the last two years.

India and the war

The Indian Army sent seven expeditionary forces to serve abroad.


Latvians honour Nazi allies from WWII

Latvians celebrated Legionnaires Day by paying tribute to World War II veterans who fought alongside Nazi troops.

Reeling in the Third Reich

Cinema scholar Gertrud Koch tackles a grim chapter of film history - Nazi propaganda films

Prince Andrew pays homage to WW II soldiers

Prince Andrew,Duke of York,paid homage to hundreds of soldiers of the Allied forces who fell in the fierce battle of Kohima in 1944 in the Second World War,by placing a wreath at the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Kohima

Kingdom,not just of Rasagolla

The year was 1943. World War II was at its peak and the colonial government’s policies to prevent a Japanese invasion of India had backfired.

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World War I - The assassination that changed the world

Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, and event which eventually led to the outbreak of World War I.

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The day the first and the only time atomic bombs were unleashed on Hiroshima, Japan

It was a day like no other. The day the first ever atomic bomb was dropped on Japan, during World War II.