List of Indian divisions in World War II

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This is a list of British-Indian Army divisions in World War II.

Divisions by type




Long-range Penetration

  • 3rd Division (used as a cover name for the Chindits)


Deception / Lines of Communication


See also


  1. ^ Post-war, the 17th Gurkha Division would be formed using this number.[1]


  1. ^ Rinaldi, Richard A. "Gurkha Regiments in the British Army Post World War II" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2014.

External links

  • Infantry Divisions (British Army and British Indian Army) 1930–1956
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