Interview number: 112
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1969-09-04
Length 20 minutes
Condition notes: Clean
Y.K. Menon, free-lance journalist, talks of his civilian involvement in the Royal Indian Navy ‘Mutiny’ of February 1946, claiming that ‘several aspects of the event have never [before] been seen in print’.
[see also: www.orissain.com for broader story of the ’46 affair]
Coverage notes: Lieut. Nair; H.M.I.S. Talwar; conditions; Commander King; Mutiny; Gandhi; Army; Lieut. Sen, Cochin; courts martial; I.N.A.; transfer of power; Capt. Knott; 1942-1946