Sir Yadavinder [Yadavindra] Singh, Maharajah of Patiala, and American Lt. General Mark Clark saluting. “15 Oct. ‘44. . Fifth Army, Traversa Area, Italy.
L-R: Sir Yadavinder Singh, Maharajah of Patiala and Lt. General Clark, C.G. Fifth Army stand at present arms as the honors are played at a guard of honor arranged for the visit of the Maharajah during his visit at Fifth Army Hqs., where he visited Gen Clark. In a subsidiary alliance with the British, The Rajah ruled the largest Sikh state in India. Which had sent many men to fight in the war. He was an honorary colonel of the 2/11 Sikh Regiment. Photo by Thomas. 3131 Signal Service Co.” Traversa, Italy. 15 October 1944. #patiala #sikhhistory #usarmy #worldwar2 #history #historyinpictures #historical #secondworldwar #ww2 #punjabi #indianarmy #italianfront