Interview number: 104
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1969-07-08
Length 35 minutes
Condition notes: Some microphone handling and switching noise.
W.E.G. Humphrey, was working for Burmah Shell, in Karachi, during the period leading up to and beyond Partition. He narrates some first-hand observations of the period and challenges a few myths that have arisen.
Coverage notes: partition myths – civil war?; Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims; Boundary Force; refugees; killings; rush to Partition; Lahore, Amritsar; Jammu, Pathankot, Radcliffe Award; 1947-1948