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The presentation of VCs to Indian families, 19 December 1945

Photograph, India, 1945.

The widow and son of an Indian Army Victoria Cross (VC) winner receive the posthumous decoration during an investiture. During the Second World War (1939-1945) Indian Army soldiers won 30 VCs.

One of 233 official photographs collected by Captain Roy Wiltshire in his capacity as Editor of the Indian Army Review.

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NAM. 1990-08-65-72


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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