The Indian Corps Designated Indian Expeditionary Force ‘A’ attended in France and Belgium from September 1914 in the First World War. It contained two infantry and two cavalry divisions. 85,000 Indian soldiers under 1,500 officers, supported by 26,000 Indian non-combatants, attended the Indian corps. Indian soldiers participate in war at the fight of Ypres, Givenchy, Festubert, Second Ypres, Neuve, Loos, Cambrai and Chapelle. In this war 34,252 Indian Corps were killed.
20-08-2019 : A Indian Stamp of France and Belgium On First World War
France was one of the associates of Triple Entente powers (union of France, Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan and the United State). In the First World War, Entente power fought against the Central Powers (Union of German Empire, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Bulgaria). When First World War started, the central power was faced by the Triple Entente. Although fighting happened worldwide. The bulk of the fight in Europe happened in Belgium, Luxembourg, France and Alsace-Lorraine, It was known as the Western Front.
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