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India: The Madras Regiment

Recursive Hypocrisy traces the history of the oldest unit in the Indian Army – the Madras Regiment . “In spite of being the vehicle with which the British conquered India, the Madras Regiment was mostly abandoned through the 1800s and later disbanded in 1928 — until World War II necessitated a revival. After the Vellore Mutiny in 1806, the British decided not to recruit Tamils as soldiers.”

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