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    The Road to Partition 1939-47

    This board accompanies our document collection 'The Road to Partition 1939-47', where you can view and listen to audio recordings of key documents from the period: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/topics/the-road-to-partition.htm


    The Road to Partition 1939-47

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    Dividing libraries between Pakistan and India, at the time of Partition (1947).

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    Extracts from a military report on the Calcutta riots, 24 August 1946 Catalogue reference: WO 216/662 (Includes audio recording of document) Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

    Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

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    A Sikh man carrying his wife on his shoulders, migrating to Punjab after the partition of India, 1947. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White These were dangerous times. But I feel like this picture captures my grandfather's migration with his first wife. I never met her, but I think I would have liked her.

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    9th October 1947 Sindhi Hindu and Sikh women and children arriving at Bombay on the British-India liner Dwarka, from Karachi after their flight from Pakistan Partition 1947-8. From Life Magazine

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    The Times reports in Lord Mountbatten's radio broadcast on partition, 4 June 1947 Catalogue reference: CAB 21/2038 (Includes audio recording of document) Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

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    A map speculating on a possible division of India from the Daily Herald newspaper, 4 June 1947 Catalogue reference CAB 21/2038 Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

    Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

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    Photograph from the Manchester Guardian, 27 September 1947, "A crowd of Moslems at the old fort of Purana Kila outside Delhi." The Purana Qila (Old Fort) area had been converted into a vast camp for Muslim refugees waiting to be transported to Pakistan.

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    The Liberator, a Sikh newspaper published in India (New Delhi), 21 September 1947 Catalogue reference WO 208/3811 Includes an audio recording Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

    Education | Education | Topics | The Road to Partition

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    Muhammad Ali Jinnah with Ghandi 1944 Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    The 1947 partition archive | www.1947partition...

    The 1947 partition archive | www.1947partitionarchive.org

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    Abducted women Nowhere to run: women and girls without choices

    Panjab 1947: a heart divided | The National Archives

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    Tilak Raj's story Violence forces Hindu families to scatter from 'Panjab 1947: A heart divided'

    Panjab 1947: a heart divided | The National Archives

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    Reginald's story Christians leave the new Pakistan but find safety elusive from 'Panjab 1947: A heart divided'

    Panjab 1947: a heart divided | The National Archives

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    Jaswant's story A Sikh family flees Lahore for refuge in Bikaner from 'Panjab 1947: A heart divided'

    Panjab 1947: a heart divided | The National Archives

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    Mohammed's story An end to ordinary life for Muslims in a mixed village from Panjab 1947: A heart divided

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    East India postcard with map from Bangla Stories A three-year London School of Economics/University of Cambridge project

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    Mohammed Ali Jinnah on 17 August 1947 From BBC's 'Flashback to Indian partition'

    BBC NEWS | South Asia | Flashback to Indian partition

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    "The Path shown by Bapu is the solution to the present problems". Mary I. Vanvahati/ GandhiServe, 7th class, S.N. Kansagara School, Rajkot, India. Prize winner in the running inter-school drawing competition "GANDHI AS I SEE HIM", Rajkot, India, 1991, organized by Gandhi Information Center, Germany

    Manas: History and Politics of India

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