Articles in Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army

Making of a General

Making of a General

By: Col Bhaskar Sarkar | Issue: Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army | Date: 11 Aug , 2019

“The personality of the general is indispensable. He is the head, he is the all of an army. The Gaul’s were not conquered by the Roman Legions but by Caesar. It was not before the...

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Defence of Srinagar 1947

Defence of Srinagar 1947

By: Col Bhaskar Sarkar | Issue: Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army | Date: 03 Feb , 2019

Battle of Shalateng When the British left in 1947 after creating Pakistan and India, the Princely States were given the option of acceding to India or Pakistan or to remain independent. All the...

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Battle of Hajipir Pass 1965

Battle of Hajipir Pass 1965

By: Col Bhaskar Sarkar | Issue: Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army | Date: 23 Dec , 2018

The cease-fire of January I, 1949 ended the First Kashmir War but did nothing to improve the relations between Pakistan and India. Kashmir remained the bone of contention. Nehruji offered a no...

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Capture of Dacca 1971

Capture of Dacca 1971

By: Col Bhaskar Sarkar | Issue: Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army | Date: 23 Nov , 2018

Background to the Battle Dacca the Capital of East Pakistan was a natural fortress well away from the borders with India. On the west it was protected by the formidable Jamuna, which after its...

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