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Three Million
Three Million
BBC Radio 4

"The best history podcast I've heard in years." - The Sunday Times "Three million is great radio... and needs to be heard."... more

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6. Silk Scarves

80 years ago at least 3 million Indians, who were British subjects, died in the Bengal famine. But today different... more

12 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
5. Ghosts

The Bengal Famine, particularly the experiences of people in the rural areas who suffered the most, is not well remembered... more

11 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
4. The Tapes

Kavita discovers a set of cassette tapes containing rare interviews with Indian civil servants who were on the ground across... more

11 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
3. The F-Word

Colonial authorities wanted to censor the famine. They were worried that Britain’s wartime enemies - the Germans and the Japanese... more

11 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
2. The Cigarette Tin

A boy decides how much rice he can give from a cigarette tin to hungry people. A Christian missionary sets... more

11 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
1. War

During the Second World War, at least three million Indian people, who were British subjects, died in the Bengal Famine.... more

11 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
Introducing Three Million: The Bengal Famine, WWII's Forgotten Story

The forgotten story of World War II: the Bengal famine in British India, where at least three million people died,... more

08 Mar 2024 · 2 minutes
Three Million
6. Silk Scarves
Three Million