National Geographic : 1942 Oct
Keystone-Underwood Crowds Follow Gandhi Everywhere-Even to Jail Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, son of the Prime Minister of Kathiawar, was born at Porbandar, October 2, 1869. At eighteen heleft for London, where he was called to the Bar in 1889. During the Boer War he was in charge of an Indian Ambulance Corps. He conductedarecruiting campaign for World War I.After the armistice he organized and led the nonviolent noncooperation movement. Thousands of his followers have been jailed.