The Indian corps arrived in Europe just in time for the First Battle of Ypres. Regular soldiers all, they fought an enemy of whom they knew little, and in a cause not their own. This full history draws on a range of sources, including interviews.Fuses, matches and boxes became soaked and an entire box- full might have to be used to ignite one bomb. ... a short salvo sufficient to allow the Highlanders and Gurkhas to get back to their own trenches bringing their wounded with them.
|Title||:||Sepoys in the Trenches|
|Publisher||:||Spellmount, Limited Publishers - 1999|