How many Indian soldiers died in ww1 and WW2?

How many Indian soldiers fought in WW1 and ww2?

Over one million Indian troops served overseas, of whom 62,000 died and another 67,000 were wounded. In total at least 74,187 Indian soldiers died during the war. In World War I the Indian Army fought against the German Empire on the Western Front.

Indian Army during World War I.

Indian Army
Type Army
Size 1,780,000

How many Indian died in ww2?

Deaths by Country

Country Military Deaths Total Civilian and Military Deaths
Hungary 300,000 580,000
India 87,000 1,500,000-2,500,000
Italy 301,400 457,000
Japan 2,120,000 2,600,000-3,100,000

Why did so many Indian civilians died in ww2?

Over 87,000 Indian soldiers (including those from modern day Pakistan, and Bangladesh) and 3 million civilians died in World War II. … A major famine in Bengal in 1943 led to 3 million deaths due to starvation, and a highly controversial issue remains regarding Churchill’s decision to not provide emergency food relief.

How many Indian soldiers died at Gallipoli?

About 1600 Indian troops, one man in 10, died while serving alongside Australian, New Zealand and British soldiers whose part in the Great War has been extensively documented. The Indians have had to wait a century for their story to be told.

How many British were killed in ww2?

1900 to 1945

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Conflict Start Total Dead
World War II 1939 450,900
Arab revolt in Palestine 1936 200
Iraqi revolt against the British 1920 400
Anglo-Irish War 1919 1,674

Did China fight in ww2?

World War II began on July 7, 1937—not in Poland or at Pearl Harbor, but in China. On that date, outside of Beijing, Japanese and Chinese troops clashed, and within a few days, the local conflict had escalated to a full, though undeclared, war between China and Japan.