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The sign of the Tiger: Subhas Chandra Bose and his Indian Legion in Germany, 1941-45
Subhas Chandra Bose is among the most controversial figures of the Indian freedom struggle. The Sign of the Tiger unfolds those days of his political career, mostly unknown to Indians, when Netaji recruited Indian prisoners of war to form the Indian Legion under the aegis of the German army and describes how they fought valiantly against the British in the Second World ...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Rupa & Co
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A fascinating account of Bose's revolutionary idea. A saga of the forgotten heroes whose fate was sealed by the unforeseen circumstances of the world war II. It's a short book in which the first half covers Bose's activities in Germany till he leaves for Japan and the second half explores his Indian legion in action post his departure. Being directly involved with the legion, the author presented some crucial information about the whole episode which might not have been covered anywhere else(I'm ...more