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James Graves Kelly, CB.  Unaware of the relief force being sent under Major-General Sir Robert Low, Lieutenant Colonel Kelly assembled a force from Gilgit determined to relieve the besiged fortress at Chitral.  With 300 men of the 32nd Sikh Pioneers, some Kashmiri infantry, Hunza irregulars and two outdated mountain guns, Kelly's tiny force crossed 200 miles of high mountains in winter and fought two battles in just 28 days, arriving to relieve Chitral two days ahead of Low's 15,000 man…

James Graves Kelly, CB. Unaware of the relief force being sent under Major-General Sir Robert Low, Lieutenant Colonel Kelly assembled a force from Gilgit determined to relieve the besiged fortress at Chitral. With 300 men of the 32nd Sikh Pioneers, some Kashmiri infantry, Hunza irregulars and two outdated mountain guns, Kelly's tiny force crossed 200 miles of high mountains in winter and fought two battles in just 28 days, arriving to relieve Chitral two days ahead of Low's 15,000 man…

Rajput Regiment of Bengal Infantry INDIA 1890 SIKH Officers

Rajput Regiment of Bengal Infantry INDIA 1890 SIKH Officers

Photo Of INDIAN ARMY Regiment - British & Indian Soldiers, c1890s

British Army, India: Typical portrait of British officers with native Indian troops, late century. Military "equality" is stressed by one Indian sitting next to the British and one British standing among Indians.

Japanese soldiers shooting Sikh prisoners who are sitting blindfolded in a rough semi-circle about 20 meters away.

Japanese soldiers shooting Sikh prisoners who are sitting blindfolded in a rough semi-circle about 20 meters away. In the second photo are . Just looking at this enrages me.

British Paintings: Sikh soldiers of 29th Indian Infantry Brigade 1915

British Paintings: Sikh soldiers of Indian Infantry Brigade 1915

Men of the 45th Rattray's Sikhs, 52nd Infantry Brigade, 17th Division at a tug of war.

Men of the Rattray's Sikhs, Infantry Brigade, Division at a tug of war.

Soldier of 1st sikh Regt. with LMG during 1948 Indo-Pak war. 1st sikh is one of the oldest regt of India and also holds the rank of one of the most decorated regt with PVC,MVC,VRC..etc  Today the unit is converted into mechanized infantry battalion.

Soldier of sikh Regt. with LMG during 1948 Indo-Pak war. sikh is one of the oldest regt of India and also holds the rank of one of the most decorated regt with PVC,MVC,VRC.etc Today the unit is converted into mechanized infantry battalion.

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