Mountbatten, Auchinleck and the End of the British Indian Army: August–November 1947

@article{Ankit2019MountbattenAA,
  title={Mountbatten, Auchinleck and the End of the British Indian Army: August–November 1947},
  author={Rakesh Ankit},
  journal={Britain and the World},
  year={2019}
}
  • R. Ankit
  • Published 19 August 2019
  • History, Economics
  • Britain and the World
Juxtaposing the private papers of Louis Mountbatten and Claude Auchinleck, this article seeks to shed light on the most influential factor in the reconstitution of the British Indian Army into the Indian and Pakistani armies, namely, the two men's worsening relationship between April and November 1947, in view of what each saw as the other's partisan position, and its consequences: the closure of Auchinleck's office and his departure from India. In doing so, it brings to the fore another aspect… 
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