Photos Of The Forgotten Bengal Famine Fueled By British Colonialism

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Though few in the West likely know its name, the Bengal Famine was one of the greatest massacres of World War II — and it wasn’t even caused by India’s enemies. It was brought on by British policies that put the lives of soldiers over Indian civilians and it killed an estimated 3 million people. By the time the famine was over, it killed more citizens of the British Empire than the Axis ever would.

[Read the full article at All That Is Interesting.]

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