How many Indian soldiers fought for Britain in ww2?

How many Indian soldiers fought for the British Empire?

Of the British empire’s colonies, India contributed the most men to the war effort – around 1.5 million – while self-governing nations within the Commonwealth, including Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Newfoundland, contributed a further 1.3 million men.

Did Indians want to fight in ww2?

In WWII, Millions Of Indians Fought For A Britain They Abhored : NPR. In WWII, Millions Of Indians Fought For A Britain They Abhored As Indians struggled to break free of Britain, more than 2 million signed up to fight with the Allies, the largest volunteer force in the world.

How many Indian soldiers died in World War 2?

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
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