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The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer ✸ The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer Epub ✻ Author Nigel Collett – Thomashillier.co.uk On April , , General Reginald Dyer marched a squad of Indian soldiers into the Jallianwala Bagh, an enclosed public space in the holy city of Amritsar, and opened fire without warning on a crowd gathe On April General Reginald Dyer marched a of Amritsar: PDF ✓ squad of Indian soldiers into the Jallianwala Bagh, an enclosed public space in the holy city of Amritsar, and opened fire without warning on a crowd gathered to hear political speeches, leaving overdead To some, Dyer was the savior of India, responding decisively to threatened insurrection, but to many in India, including Gahndi and Nehru, his action proved the moral bankruptcy of the British Empire The bitter debate that followed the shootings, the worst atrocity perpetrated by the British in the twentieth century, almost brought The Butcher Epub / down the Liberal Government and was a decisive turning point in India s march to independence The Butcher of Amritsar is a definitive account of the massacre and a biography of Reginald Dyer, a man whose attitudes reflected many of the views common in the Raj.


10 thoughts on “The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer

  1. Vikas Datta Vikas Datta says:

    A most detailed and revealing portrait of the man and the mindset that led to the frightful happenings. also a warning how sectarian, divisive and racist politics can tarnish the name of a nation and its most cherished institutions


  2. Amarpal Sidhu Amarpal Sidhu says:

    Well researched book clearly the best on the subject at the moment


  3. ideopreneur ideopreneur says:

    The other side of the story The book profiles the life of Reginald Dyer and the events leading up to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.


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