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The Indian Army has proved that the regimental colours its Jawans carry are still a matter of honour. The many wars it faced, have ensured that those traditions would be carried on by many generations of fighting Jawans in the years to come. Most of all, the Jawans have learnt that after all was said and done, honour in battle meant standing one's ground and fighting - even to the last man or tank if necessary. Jai Hind!! Jai Jawan!!

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Major Mohit Whig (1960 - 1997) and a quest from Australia

Diverse people come together to help the son of an Indian Army officer who was killed in Kupwara in 1997 in an IED explosion. Starting with the Australian Army's Military attache in the UK to his school mates, in an eye-catching and staggering feat, the group hopes to collect the funds required for the fallen officers son. A former classmate, Kunal Verma and Brigadier Bill Sowry tell us the story...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 03:06 Read more...
 

Book Excerpt: Beyond NJ9842 - The Siachen Saga

Journalist Nitin Gokhale's book on the Siachen Glacier is a first of its kind - detailing the history of Operation Meghdoot - the fighting on Siachen Glacier. The Book "Beyond NJ9842" is due to be on the market in April. Bharat Rakshak provides exclusive excerpts from this forthcoming book.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 15:28 Read more...
 

The Nyukmadzong war memorial

Nyukmadzong memorial (Arunachal Pradesh - Sela Road)

Nyukmadzong memorial (Arunachal Pradesh - Sela Road)

The Nyukmadzong memorial is on the road from Bomdilla to Sela.  It was the place where a major ambush took place on 18 Nov 62.  View the photos provided by Veteran Hemant Sharma of the Indian Veterans Group

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 01:27
 

The Lord of Boundary Pillar BP 638

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During the many notable battles were fought in the Western Theatre too to contain and destroy our adversary. One such Battle was “The Battle of Boundary Pillar (BP) 638” fought by 13 Kumaon on 9 December 1971 near Longewala in Jaisalmer Sector against utter combat confusion and heavy odds. Colonel N N Bhatia writes the story of the battle.
Last Updated on Saturday, 16 February 2013 21:16 Read more...
 

Armoured Corps in the 48 War

Indian Armoured Corps in the 40s and 50sAn exclusive look at Armoured Corps photographs from the Kashmir war era and later. Many of these could be related to the India-Pakistan War of 1948. Featuring Shermans, Stuarts and Armoured Carriers. Click on the photo to see the gallery.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 January 2013 18:20
 

Unforgettable Battle of 1962 : 13 Kumaon at Rezang La

Recovery efforts of the Bodies at Rezang LaThe Battle of Chushul was a saga of unprecedented courage, valour and supreme sacrifice. Never before had so many officers and Jawans (114 out of 120) laid down their lives in one battle. Colonel N N Bhatia writes on the battle in detail - along with some rare photographs of the aftermath

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 January 2013 18:20 Read more...
 

Ours not to reason why : With the IPKF in Sri Lanka

altPublished by Power publishers, Calcutta, October 2012
Price: Rs.450 
ISBN:

978-93-82070-70-2

Reviews by Amit Javadekar, Nitin A Gokhale

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 December 2012 15:34 Read more...
 

Escape from Singapore

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Published by Lancer International, New Delhi, 2007 
Price: Rs.295 
Pages: 149 Pages.
ISBN1-935501-20-8.

Review by Colonel N N Bhatia (Retd)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 September 2012 04:17 Read more...
 

Yellow Boys - Skinner’s Horse

Sowar, Skinner's Horse.jpg This article covers the history of the Skinner's Horse Regiment, one of the most distinguished cavalry regiments of the Indian Army.

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 07 May 2012 20:36 Read more...
 

1971 War: Dhaka or Bust?

XXXIII Corps SectorWas Army HQ in 1971 so blind that they failed to identify Dhaka (then Dacca) as a military objective? Sumit Walia looks into the claims of Lt Gen J F R Jacob and analyses the existing litterature.
Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2011 12:13 Read more...
 

Leh's Hall of Fame

Leh's Hall of FameThe Hall of Fame in Leh was set up by the Indian Army XV Corps as a Museum cum Memorial to the War Heroes. It is open to Public and is situated near the Leh Airfield. Photos Courtesy : Praveen Sundaram www.photoyogi.com

Go to Leh's Hall of Fame

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 October 2011 03:40
 
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