Record of the Raj

26th September 1997 at 01:00
Soldiers of the Raj at the National Army Museum, Chelsea, London SW3, until 1999, marks the 50th anniversary of the Independence of India and Pakistan and looks at the evolution of British armies in India from the 17th century, and at the Indian and British people who served in them, at the fusion of cultures and at major events Exhibits include: the telescope used by Sir Henry Havelock during the siege of Lucknow, General Sir Sam Browne's pistols and belt, the first Victoria Cross to be awarded to a Jewish soldier, and a copy of the last order ever issued to the Army of British India. Tel: 0171 730 0717.

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