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Illiterate but Literary? The Censored Correspondence of Indian Soldiers in France, 1914-1918

National Army Museum free lunchtime lectures.

This talk will reveal the realities of the Western Front as seen through Indian soldiers eyes. Dr Omissi is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Hull, specialising in the military history of the British Empire, with an emphasis on British India. He is the author of ‘Indian Voices of the Great War' (1999) and ‘Europe Through Indian Eyes: Indian Soldiers Encounter England and France, 1914-1918' (2007).


Dr David E Omissi | talks


Date and Time:

2 November 2015 at 12:30 pm





Army & Navy Club
36-39 Pall Mall
020 7730 0717

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