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Earl Mountbatten recollects Indian independence

Title
Earl Mountbatten recollects Indian independence
Genre
Interview
TX Date
15 Aug 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:00
Description
Interview with The Last Viceroy of India, Earl Mountbatten, recalling the transfer of power of India from Great Britain to the Indians in 1947 and why he chose the date of 15/08/47 (30 years ago today). Sound is in mono for part of interview.
Contributors
Louis Mountbatten
Keywords
India; Great Britain; Colonial countries; Decolonization; Independence; Colonialism; Sovereignty; Reminiscence; Anti-colonialism

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