Your question: What if Japan conquered India?

What if Japan had conquered India?

Even if the Japanese had taken and been able to hold India, they still would have been forced to surrender in the fall of 1945, for obvious reasons. Controlling Calcutta and Delhi wouldn’t have saved Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Would the Japanese have invaded India?

No, not at all. There were fears from the british however and they led a campaign in burma to stop that possibility. Japan just didn’t have the manpower as they were already spread too thin and their supply lines were too long. The most they might have hoped for, would be coastal raids on british ports.

Why didn’t the Japanese invade India?

Japan had very well protected itself from attack from India by taking European colonies of Southeast Asia, Burma, Indochina, Malaya, the East Indies, the U.S. Philippines. They had the Western Pacific to just shy of Australia. The wanted to get the U.S. out of the all but the extreme east Pacific.

Why did the Japanese want to invade India?

Renya Mutaguchi, with dreams of personal glory, convinced Tokyo of the feasibility of incursions into India using the same route as Wingate. The military rationale for Operation U-Go, one for incursion rather than invasion, was to disrupt the supply lines that continued to feed Allied forces in China and elsewhere.

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Why did Japan attack us?

The Japanese intended the attack as a preventive action to keep the United States Pacific Fleet from interfering with its planned military actions in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.

Which side was India on in WWII?

Originally Answered: Which side did India take in WW2 and why? During World War II, india was under British empire. British crown was against the Nazi Germany. So, the rulers of India during World War II sided with the British crown.

Did India invade any country?

India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history. The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers.

How many Indians were killed in WWII?

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

How many Japanese are in India?

As of October 2019, more than 10 thousand Japanese residents lived in India. The Japanese population in this South Asian country gradually increased throughout the recent years.

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