Two Sikh soldiers manoeuvre a Bren light machine gun during the Italian campaign, January 1944

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Two Indian Sikh soldiers handle a Bren light machine gun during the Italian campaign. January 15th 1944, Villa Grande region.

The Sikh Regiment is an infantry regiment recruited from the Sikh community, and is in fact the most decorated regiment of the Indian Army.

Book suggestions ⤵️

📖 The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War (Yasmin Khan, 2015)

📖 Sikh Regiment in the Second World War (Colonel F.T. Birdwood, 2014)

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