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Losing Saragarhi’s Heritage

Amritsar, Punjab: This was the memorial created after the battle in which 21 Sikhs heroically stood to the last against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen on the frontier. Their last stand, chronicled in my next book, cemented the reputation of Sikhs as brave and loyal soldiers of the British Empire. A reputation still remembered to this day, albeit not as much as ...

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