India’s understated role in Second World War Re-examined

Chennai: “The fact that Nehru was inspired by the rosy ideals of a Soviet model for a centralized, state-run economy is incorrect,” says Historian Srinath Raghavan,” India understood the need for a planned economy around the time of the second world war,” 10.Indian infantry 7th Rajput Regiment about to go on patrol on the Arakan…

Elephant in the room: Indian Army in Burma

Chennai, Nov 4: The China-India-Burma Theatre was ablaze with heavy firing during the Second World War. Indian soldiers died in thousands over a two-week period at Imphal. The combat zone was reduced to a Maharaja’s tennis court as the Battle of Kohima ended and came knocking on Indian doors. India’s intrusion in a global war…