Did Japan Attack India in WW2?

Japan did invade and occupy parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (currently a Union Territory of India) during WWII, although political power over this territory from 1943 to 1945 nominally remained in the hands of an Indian provisional government called Azad Hind led by Subhas Chandra Bose.

Did Japan ever plan to invade India?

The U Go offensive, or Operation C (ウ号作戦 U Gō sakusen), was the Japanese offensive launched in March 1944 against forces of the British Empire in the northeast Indian regions of Manipur and the Naga Hills (then administered as part of Assam).

Operation U-Go.

Date March 1944 – June 1944
Result British victory

How many Indian died in WW2?

Deaths by Country

Country Military Deaths Total Civilian and Military Deaths
Hungary 300,000 580,000
India 87,000 1,500,000-2,500,000
Italy 301,400 457,000
Japan 2,120,000 2,600,000-3,100,000

Did British leave India due to WWII?

After WWII, Britain left not only India but nearly all its other holdings, including Jordan in 1946, Palestine in 1947, Sri Lanka in 1948, Myanmar in 1948, Egypt in 1952 and Malaysia in 1957.

Which country suffered the most in WW2?

The Red Army claimed responsibility for the majority of Wehrmacht casualties during World War II. The People’s Republic of China puts its war dead at 20 million, while the Japanese government puts its casualties due to the war at 3.1 million.

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How many people died in WW2 USA?

US Military Casualties in World War II

Branch Killed Wounded
Navy 62,614 37,778
Marines 24,511 68,207
Coast Guard 1,917 Unknown
TOTAL 407,316 671,278

Why did Britishers leave India?

One reason why the British were reluctant to leave India was that they feared India would erupt into civil war between Muslims and Hindus. The country was deeply divided along religious lines. In 1946-47, as independence grew closer, tensions turned into terrible violence between Muslims and Hindus.