Jaya Mahakali, Ayo Gorkhali!

(Glory to Great Kali, Gorkhas approach!)

Over 250,000 Gurkhas served in various units during WWII. Many were stationed in India, but Gurkhas also fought in North Africa, Syria, Italy, Greece in the European Theater, and in the Burmese jungle, Northeast India and Singapore in the Pacific Theater. They served with distinction; they were awarded for bravery 2,734 times while suffering ~32,000 casualties.

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