Lieutenant General Harbakhsh Singh, GOC, Western Command, disobeyed the then army chief and took on a superior Pakistani armoured column. The Indian Centurion tanks outgunned the more modern Pakistani Patton tanks in the battle at Khem Karan, that proved the turning point of the 1965 War. Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd) salutes the Soldiers' General. Some war images stick permanently in the mind and that of Lieutenant General Harbakhsh Singh, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
After Assam and Haryana, the Congress's problems with its state leadership have surfaced once again with former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh telling TOI's Sagarika Ghose that party vice president Rahul Gandhi's strategy of reviving the ...Times of India, 2 months ago Rahul needs a reality check: Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Times of India, 2 months ago
In the annual General election of Rajindra Gymkhana and Mahendra Club (RGMC), the Congress party backed JPS Walia and Vipin Sharma group, made a clean sweep by defeating the Shiromani Akali Dal backed Kuldeep Singh Bhullar and Harbaksh Chahal group.Hindustan Times, 3 days ago
CHANDIGARH: Batting for regular discussions between political and military leadership in peace time, former Army Chief V P Malik, who was at the helm during Kargil war, said the country failed to achieve long term strategic advantages in the wars it ...Economic Times, 1 week ago
Its tremendous sweep and meticulous detailing of bayonet duels, tank battles and air combat make the The Monsoon War among the most exhaustive accounts of the 1965 war. IAF men atop the Pakistani Sherman Tank India's conflict with ...India Today, 2 months ago
03:20 pm New Delhi: As the country celebrates the golden jubilee of the 1965 India-Pakistan War, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh says his new book seeks to present the right perspective of the war fought 50 ...The Freepress Journal, 2 months ago 1965 battle: A war of perceptions India won Times of India, 2 months ago Indian Army commanders eyed enemy land for negotiation edge Oneindia, 2 months ago
'News is rife that Pakistan will attack the next day. They have no idea that this is where they will take on the might of 1 Armoured Division of Pakistan in a three-day bloody battle that will be remembered in military history as the Battle of Asal Uttar.' Rachna Bisht Rawat salutes the brave men who turned the tide of the 1965 War. IMAGE: A captured Pakistani Patton tank in what was one the biggest tank battles in military history. Photograph Kind courtesy, 1965-Stories from Second Indo-Pak ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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