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King George VI shaking hands with Satara Khan, 10th Baluch Regiment, Tuscany, Italy, 1944

Photograph, World War Two (1939-1945), 1944.

The King, who was also the Emperor of India, probably met Khan during July or August 1944 when he spent eleven days in Italy visiting Allied soldiers. Morale raising visits to troops in the field were frequently undertaken by members of the Royal Family, senior politicians and high ranking Army officers.

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NAM. 1957-10-8-94


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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