Large World War One photograph of British & Indian Sikh soldier group in front of the Sphinx, Egypt, 23cm x 28cm. Circa 1914/1918.

World War One photograph of British & Indian Sikh soldier group in front of the Sphinx, Egypt, Circa

The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) or Chagos Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom situated in the Indian Ocean halfway between Tanzania and Indonesia. The territory comprises the seven atolls of the Chagos Archipelago with over 1,000 individual islands – many tiny – amounting to a total land area of 60 square kilometres (23 sq mi).  For more detail visit here: http://worldstag.blogspot.com/2014/10/british-indian-ocean-territory.html

British Indian Ocean Territory Coat of arms of the British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory in United King.

British Indian Ocean Territories - WTF fun facts

British Indian Ocean Territories - WTF fun facts>>>and us Brits wonder why countries wanted Independence from us.

Lord and Lady Curzon, viceroy and vicereine of India, enter Delhi with sepoy escort, circa 1902

collective-history: “Lord and Lady Curzon, viceroy and vicereine of India, enter Delhi with sepoy escort, circa 1902 I haven’t ridden an elephant in 14 years :( ”

The colonial "Durand Line." The light-orange overlay shows the area where the Pashtun lives. In the 1800s, a British colonial officer named Mortimer Durand negotiated the border between the British Indian Raj and the quasi-independent nation of Afghanistan. He drew the border across the middle of the Pashtun areas, thus leaving Pashtuns to be minorities in both states. The "Durand Line," marked in red, became most of the border between modern Afghanistan and Pakistan.

40 maps that explain the Middle East

The colonial "Durand Line." The light-orange overlay shows the area where the…

Restored Photo - British Indian (Sikh) Soldiers were extensively used by the British Army during the Boxer uprising as, with the concurrent long running Boer troubles in Africa, there simply weren't enough white Britons in uniform to go around. The Sikhs gained a reputation for good soldiering, but were feared for their harsh brutality and aggressive looting. This picture shows an infantryman with a Chakram circular blade on his turban, ready for use.

Restored Photo - British Indian (Sikh) Soldiers were extensively used by the…

Major-General Maharaja Sajjan Singh Bahadur (1880 - 1947) was a British Indian Army officer and the first Maharaja of Ratlam State, ruling from 1893 until 1947.

Major-General Maharaja Sajjan Singh Bahadur - was a British Indian Army officer and the first Maharaja of Ratlam State, ruling from 1893 until Classy ass motherfucker

1833 British Indian quarter Anna Old coin by nancyplage on Etsy, £3.00

1833 British India quarter Anna Old coin

Chicken Pathia - A classic British Indian restaurant dish. You can now make it yourself!

Chicken Pathia

Chicken Pathia - A classic British Indian restaurant dish. - a bit bland, perhaps i used the wrong type of peppers

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 Afghan Sikh Officers of Hodson's Horse, a cavalry regiment of the British Indian Army, during the Indian Mutiy Of 1857.

Afghan Sikh Officers of Hodson's Horse, a cavalry regiment of the British Indian Army, during the Indian Rebellion, (Photo by Felice Beato/Getty Images) vintage everyday: Life in India in The Century

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