40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943

40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943

Jacob Miller - September 14, 2017

40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
An old 64-year-old peasant and his granddaughter looking out over the lush growing fields. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
A little boy being picked up by the Co.-Ordinator of Relief Officials to be fed at the government kitchen. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
An older Hindu man suffering from the famine. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
ARP truck sweepers disposing corpses and carrying them to one of Calcutta’s burning ghats. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Starving people waiting for the government controlled Grain Shop to open. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Distribution of milk among children in a relief camp. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
A Famine affected mother and child Bengal 1943. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Impoverished Bengalis sitting around town. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Hindus burning their starved dead. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Relief officials helping the famine affected onto a truck. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Starving People lining up for food in a relief camp. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
Grains to be distributed among the people. Life
40 Images of the Tragic Bengal Famine of 1943
A mother holds her starving child. valleyofdance

 

Sources For Further Reading:

The Independent – The Dark Side of Winston Churchill

History Of Yesterday – The Bengal Famine: How Indians Died to Feed the British Greed

News 18 – ‘Churchill Was Racist’: Indians Remember Bengal Famine after Statue is Vandalized

Winston Churchill – Leading Churchill Myths

Wikipedia – Japanese Invasion of Burma

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