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Swords Trembling in Their Scabbards: The Changing Status of Indian Officers in the Indian Army 1757-1947

(War & Military Culture in South Asia 1757-1947)

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The Indian Army founded by the East India Company in the eighteenth century was unique among the armies of the world in that it had two groups of officers British and Indian. The intention was that the Indian officers, coming from similar backgrounds as their men and naturally understanding their social and religious mores and customs, would form the crucial link between t ...more
Hardcover, 206 pages
Published December 19th 2014 by Helion & Company
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