Subhash Chandra Bose: In Germany
In 1941, When Netaji left India in disguise and reached Germany, he was welcomed by Joachim von Ribbentrop, Foreign Minister of Germany from 1938 until 1945, and right hand of Adolf Hitler.
- In Berlin, Subhash established Free India centre and raised a unit of Indian prisoners of War in Germany.
- He frequently used the Berlin Radio and broadcasted is cause for India. It was called Azad Hind Radio. The headquarters of Azad Hind Radio was later shifted to Singapore and later Rangoon. On this Radio, Netaji referred the British Broadcasting Corporation as the Bluff and Bluster Corporation and the All India Radio as the Anti Indian Radio. J
- He used the greeting “Jai Hind” and the public greeted him in return with the same.
However, in East, the outbreak of war was giving a new dimension to the efforts of Subhash to throw out the British.