“It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood…. It is blood alone that can pay the price of freedom…. Give me...
“The role for the government and the people of Nippon was carved out by history as early as 1905 when, for the first time, an Asiatic...
“We firmly resolve that Japan would do everything possible to help Indian independence.” ーPrime Minister Hideki Tojo
Subhas Chandra Bose, in exile in Germany, was the only leader that could inspire the Indian National Army for an all-out effort to liberate India.
For Netaji Bose, the war presented a golden opportunity to reach out to Britain’s adversaries, namely Germany and Japan, and seek their assistance to free India.
Thousands of Indian prisoners of war were formed to constitute Indian National Army (INA), which fought alongside the Japanese army against the British.
The Progressive Club Sandwich assumes Western moral superiority and Japanese backwardness. India offers a very different suite of flavors.