Between Two Worlds: A Rajput Officer in the Indian Army, 1905-21: Based on the Diary of Amar Singh of Jaipur

Between Two Worlds: A Rajput Officer in the Indian Army, 1905-21: Based on the Diary of Amar Singh of JaipurBetween Two Worlds: A Rajput Officer in the Indian Army, 1905-21: Based on the Diary of Amar Singh of Jaipur by DeWitt C. Ellinwood Jr.
ISBN: 0761831134
Published by Hamilton Books on February 28th 2005
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Diaries & Journals, India, Military
Pages: 694

Len's Summary: A veteran of the Boxer Rebellion, Singh was granted a restricted commission in 1905. Given a regular commission in 1917, Singh's diaries offer an unusual look at the British Indian Army in the period of The Great War. Dr. Ellinwood, professor-emeritus at SUNY Albany, spoke at the 2005 WFA national seminar at Plattsburgh.

‘If I Die Here Who Will Remember Me?’ India and the First World War

‘If I Die Here Who Will Remember Me?’ India and the First World War'If I Die Here Who Will Remember Me?' India and the First World War by Vedica Kant
ISBN: 9788174369796
Published by Roli Books on January 26th 2015
Genres: India, Military
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Over one million Indian soldiers were deployed for WWI and the Indian Treasury made a major contribution to the British war effort. The strain this effort put on Indian society accelerated the drive for independence.

The Indian Army on the Western Front: India’s Expeditionary Force to France and Belgium in the First World War

The Indian Army on the Western Front: India’s Expeditionary Force to France and Belgium in the First World WarThe Indian Army on the Western Front: India's Expeditionary Force to France and Belgium in the First World War by George Morton-Jack
ISBN: 9781107027466
Published by Cambridge University Press on April 7th 2014
Genres: India, Military
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: Two divisions of British Indian Army troops arrived in France six weeks after the outbreak of war, a frontier constabulary utterly unprepared and ill-equipped for modern warfare. Still, as the only readily available reserves, they provided the difference between defeat and survival for an outnumbered BEF.

The Indian Army in the Two World Wars

The Indian Army in the Two World WarsThe Indian Army in the Two World Wars by Kaushik Roy
ISBN: 9789004185500
Published by Brill on October 14th 2011
Genres: History, Military, General, India
Pages: 553

Len's Summary: A series of essay (10 of them on WWI) reflecting original research by Dennis Showalter among others.