Die in Battle, Do Not Despair : The Indians on Gallipoli, 1915

By: Peter Stanley

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About 1,600 of the Indians who served on Gallipoli died, in action at Gurkha Bluff and Hill 60. They took part in terrible, failed attacks, at Gully Ravine and Gully Spur andin the climactic attempt in August to seize the summit of Sari Bair-one of the Gurkhas' most cherished battle honours. Though commemorated on the great memorial to the missing at Cape Helles (because most Indians' bodies were crematedor, actually, lost) they are practically invisible on Gallipoli today. The Indian story of Gallipoli has barely been told before. Not only is this the first book about their part in the campaign to be published in the century since 1915, but it also tells their story in new and unexpected ways. Though inescapably drawing on records created by the force's British officers ,it strives to recapture the experience of the formerly anonymous sepoys, gunners and drivers, introducing Indians of note-Mit Singh, Gambirsing Pun, Kulbahadur Gurung, and Jan Mohamed-alongside the more familiar British figures. Printed Pages: 384.

Title: Die in Battle, Do Not Despair : The Indians on Gallipoli, 1915

Author Name: Peter Stanley

Categories: India, MILITARY CULTURE IN SOUTH ASIA,

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2017

ISBN: 9789386552389

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 701459

Keywords: Die in Battle, Do Not Despair : The Indians on Gallipoli, 1915 Peter Stanley