Nationalism and Feminism in Late Colonial India: The Rani of Jhansi Regiment, 1943–1945

@article{Hills1993NationalismAF,
  title={Nationalism and Feminism in Late Colonial India: The Rani of Jhansi Regiment, 1943–1945},
  author={Carolyn Rose Landon Hills and Daniel C. Silverman},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={1993},
  volume={27},
  pages={741 - 760}
}
Between 1943 and 1945, 1,500 Indian women in Burma, Malaya and Singapore exchanged their colorful saris for the khakis, breeches, half caps and boots of the Rani of Jhansi Regiment, the all-female brigade of the Indian National Army (INA). Under the leadership of Subhas Chandra Bose, Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs, members of the moneyed elite and the daughters of rubber plantation laborers shared the same food and fate to fight a jungle war for India's freedom. 

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