1971 Indo-Pak War: Selected Stories
Rohit Agarwal
  • ISBN : 9789389137071
  • year : 2019
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
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The monograph covers the course of the war, strategies formulated by the opposing commanders, blow-by-blow account of major battles and the lessons learned. Prominent instances of outstanding courage by individuals, meriting gallantry awards, have also received due attention. These are stories of the multitude that formed the cutting edge of the victorious army. The commanding officers, company commanders and junior officers, JCOs and soldiers at the frontlines, those who laid minefields, built bridges or flew helicopters. Or those who ensured the frontline troops remained fed, clothed and supplied with ammunition to fight. The purpose of this book is to record for posterity these subaltern accounts of the war that would otherwise fade into oblivion after a generation. Contents Foreword Introduction Unconventional Measures, Lt Col Gulab Singh Point 18,402—Chalunka Turtok Complex, Brig MM Kumar, SM Bomb Disposal, Brig IJS Chugh, Most Memorable Moment, Lt Gen BT Pandit, PVSM, VrC Minefield Breaching, Col SP Sharma Battle of Chhamb, Col Ashok Suri, SM Gallant and Ferocious, Yet Compassionate, Brig MB Anand, VSM Well Done, Phokes, Col RC Bhandari The Rescue Operation, Col RC Bhandari Through the Minefields in Kargil, Capt Anil Bhalla Air Defence of Amritsar, Capt HS Sandhu Battle of Gadra City, Lt Col Sunahra Singh, VrC The Lord of Boundary Pillar BP 638, Col NN Bhatia A Prelude to Battle of Beriwala Bridge, Maj Narain Singh Battle of Bogra, Lt Gen JBS Yadava, PVSM, AVSM, VrC, VSM Flights of Valour, Brig RK Gogna To the Warrior His Arms, Lt Gen RP Agarwal, PVSM, VSM Keeping the Guns Firing, Naib Subedar Bhagwan Singh Wheels of War, Col NS Kaistha An Army Marches on Its Stomach, Lt Col Hari Singh Guerrillas and Auditors, Brig RS Solanki East to West, Maj Gen VK Arjuna Kept Them Going, Lt Gen Gorakh Nath, PVSM Medical Comforts, Lt Gen BS Nagal “Lest We Forget”, Mrs Ameeta Mulla Wattal