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Duration 56:25

Sahib, the British soldier in India, 1750 – 1914

Well-known military historian Professor Richard Holmes examines Indian soldiering in peace and war.  He addresses the experience of ordinary soldiers, why they joined up, how they got to India and what they made of it when they arrived.

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