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How the Indian contingent made their mark on the north and at Dunkirk

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They were men who travelled thousands of miles to fight in the Second World War.
History - and Hollywood - hasn't made a habit of highlighting the contribution made by the myriad soldiers of Force K6 of the Indian Army in such campaigns as Dunkirk in 1940, yet there were hundreds of troops involved in one of the conflict's pivotal campaigns and throughout the rest of the hostilities.
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Many of these personnel were stationed at a variety of remote outposts across Scotland, from Golspie to Dornoch and Kingussie to Loch Ewe, and they gradually advanced towards the...
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