Mountbatten & India's Countdown to Independence, New Delhi, 1947

Mountbatten with a countdown calendar to the Transfer of Power in the background.

Eleven days before returning independence to India, Lord Mountbatten works with his advisors to divide India peaceably. New Delhi, India, August 4th, 1947.

Taken on 1947-08-04
Source David Douglas Duncan/Wikipedia [own work]
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