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World War II veteran Alfred Petrogallo during a ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, on 6 June 2018. Photo: AFP

India’s Raj wars

1 min read . 08 Jun 2018
A still from ‘Darkest Hour’.

Film Review: Darkest Hour

2 min read . 19 Jan 2018
A still from ‘Dunkirk’. Historically, more than 300,000 British Empire troops were evacuated from Dunkirk, and the number of troops of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps in Dunkirk amounted to a few hundred. Photo: AP

Dunkirk and the delusions of empire

4 min read . 27 Jul 2017
A still from Christopher Nolan's ‘Dunkirk’.

Letter from... Dunkirk

4 min read . 22 Jul 2017
Frank Capra, one of the directors featured in ‘Five Came Back’

World War II, as it happened

3 min read . 22 Jul 2017
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