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The 1947 Partition Archive Survivors and their Memories

Explore the Personal Stories of Partition

The following interviews are a small selection of nearly 4500 that make up The 1947 Partition Archive.

Many of the interviews have been conducted by volunteer Citizen Historians from 12 countries including Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Spain, Israel, France, Sweden, and Hong Kong. The interviews have been recorded in 22 languages and attempt to cover the complete life story of the witness, providing fascinating details about pre-Partition life, the Partition experience, and post-Partition life changes.