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Local Author and Historian, Shrabani Basu, Will Discuss Her Book For King and Another Country

14th November 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening with the Author! Over a million Indian soldiers left their villages for the mud-filled trenches of France and Flanders – their contribution largely forgotten. Some 4,742 Indian and Nepali soldiers who fell have no known grave. Historian Shrabani Basu’s book tells the personal stories of some who went to fight the on the killing
fields of the Western Front – From a Maharajah to street sweepers; many won the highest awards. This is also the story of how the War changed India and led to calls for Independence.


14th November 2023
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


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