Prisoners, many of whom would have been from India, lining up at the German prisoner of war camp in Munster.
During the first World War, the Germans held their captives at a number of camps, and Muslims in particular would find themselves at Zossen-Wunsdorf not far from Berlin.
A candid image of Indian troops in Ashurst, Hampshire, England unpacking their kit most likely before being sent to the war front in Europe during World War I.
Note the hookah on the ground, next to the soldier unraveling his turban, a sight for French spectators captured here on a postcard.
[Original caption] L'Armee de l'Inde – La Coiffure de l'Hindou
Scenes of Indian troops washing were witnessed by French inhabitants, especially women who often found the soldiers attractive.
Indian troops in France were supplied by their own cooks and bakers, with the scent of freshly baked naan in tandoori ovens often wafting over the countryside as reported by the journalists who accompanied them.
Indian troops in France brought their own music bands which created great interest among the French, who attended concerts in towns where these men performed. Note the dhols and flutes shown here.
[Original French title] L'Armee de l'Inde 4. La
A postcard showing goats being marched through the French countryside to feed Indian troops fighting on the Allied side during World War I. These scenes evoked great interest among the local population and were shown on a number of postcards.