Frequently Asked Questions

who was india with in ww2

was india attacked in ww2

The Japanese 15th Army, 85,000 strong for the invasion of India, was essentially destroyed, with 53,000 dead and missing. Injuries and illnesses took many of the rest. There were 16,500 British casualties.

how did ww2 affect india

The Second World War had four major consequences for India: high inflation due to war expenditure; a drop in the value of the Indian currency; economic imbalances due to currency exchange problems, and.

how was india affected by ww2

The war also gave a huge fillip to India's economy, industrialisation and employment. By the end of the war, India had, incredibly, spent more on it than Britain. On independence, Britain owed India a considerable “sterling debt”.

did india fight in ww1

More than 1 million Indian soldiers served in World War I as part of the British India Army, and more than 74,000 died in the conflict.