"I swear by God this holy oath that I will obey the leader of the German race and state, Adolf Hitler, as the commander of the German armed forces in the fight for India, whose leader is Subhas Chandra Bose."
3/05/2008 01:32:00 am
Nice find. I'd heard of the Japanese connection with the Indian anti-British movement, but not much of the German. I did know about Indian prisoners being recruited for one of the SS' "foreign legions", but didn't know about the details.Another interesting WWII factoid: after the war was over, the Dutch and French re-armed some Japanese units to keep order while they could scrounge some troops to keep up their colonies...
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