Disastrous Twilight: A Personal Record of the Partition of India

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L. Cooper, 1986 - Great Britain - 364 pages

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Hamid's journal reports the actions and attitudes of Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck, commander-in-chief of the Indian army during the 18 months preceding the 1947 partition of India. As ... Read full review

Contents

The Political Stalemate
3
The Indian Army
12
The Royal Indian Navy Mutiny
23
The NorthWest Frontier
29
March 1946
42
April 1946
56
June 1946
71
July 1946
79
April 1947
156
August 1947
217
August 1947
243
October 1947
265
November 1947
281
Epilogue
289
Memorandum by the CommanderinChief on the First
303
The Strategic Value of India to the British Empire
309

August 1946
91
October 1946
106
November 1946
112
December 1946
119
February 1947
132
March 1947
139
Division of the Armed Forces
324
Preparation of Plan for the Partition of the Indian
330
Massacres in Punjab
344
Index
355
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