The Amritsar Massacre (1919)

On April 13, 1919, in Jallianwala Bagh, a square near the Sikh Golden Temple of Amritsar in India, British soldiers led by Colonel Reginald Dyer fired on an unarmed, non-violent crowd of Indians. Learn  what led up to the massacre and its repercussions.
Written by Archana Venkatesh. Narration by Dr. Nicholas B. Breyfogle. A textual version of this video is available here.
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