Lassie Come-Home rThat we do not know much beyond the names of a few of these awesome brave men who did the impossible orather who made the impossible POSSIBLE THIS BOOK IS ABOUT THEM This book is about them their lives and their deeds Who was Flying Officer Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon What exactly did he do Who was Captain Vikram Batra Just what did he do that was so awesome Who was Lieutenant Manoj Pandey What were his precise actions his
exact deeds that led to his PVC How did he do deeds that led to his PVC How did he do Who was Major Somnath Sharma
"lieutenant colonel tarapore "Colonel Tarapore Lieutenant Arun Khetrapal Naik Jadunath Singh Subedar Joginder Singh Havaldar Abdul Hamid Lance Naik Albert EkkaRead about how one man led 90 against a 900 strong enemy and won Read about how one man defeated 35 enemy soldiers Read about how a brave soldier stomach The People from the Sea ripped open kept fighting Read about how a single unit without artillery support armed with Rifles held off an enemy armed with Machine Guns Artillery and Mortar Read about how a young manefused to be evacuated from a burning tank faced certain death but did not flinch from his duty Read all this and and ealise that what these people not just the PVC winners but also the entire Indian Armed Forces did and have done in every war every exchange of fire was something special something extraordinary something superhuman something that has no logical explanation There can be no other explanation for some of the absolutely unbelievable stories that leap out of the book it is simply beyond human comprehension these weren t aren t normal they are special Men India needed alive but Men who by choice laid their lives for our Indi. Hese men and their conduct in battle and getting unprecedented access to the Indian Army Rawat has written the ultimate book on the Param Vir Chakra.
Rachna Bisht Rawat é 4 Free eadAt the wall who sometimes in emote areas lack Mr. Majeika and the Dinner Lady and Mr. Majeika and the Music Teacher ration and adeuate clothing Doead this one It s a must Twilight of the Idols read for all Indians A mustead for every indian soldier and civilian alike I got this gift from one of my friend and must thank him for this wonderful book The book paints a vivid portrait of 21 courageous soldiers and awardees of the Param Vir Chakra PVC the nation s highest award for gallantry a soldiers and awardees of the Param Vir Chakra PVC the nation highest award for gallantry a medal even the Chief of Army Staff gets up to salute even if it hangs on the shirtfront of a foot soldier Apart from narrating valiant tales from the battlefield the book also traces the lives of these extraordinary men which Ninth City Burning (War of the Realms, really makes it very touching Divided into sections like the Indo Pak war 1947 48 Congo 1961 the Sino Indian war 1962 the second and third Indo Pak wars 1965 1971 Siachen 1987 Operation Pawan 1987 90 and the Kargil war 1999 the book is an inspiringead Der Ritter und die Bastardtochter replete with anecdotesThe bookeinforces the ordinariness of these men s lives even in extraordinary times and keeps the Chinaberries and Crows reader engrossed beyond the fight till the last bullet the last man and long after the last page I just borrowed this phrase from an event of 1962 Major Shaitan Singh and his men grossly outnumbered were brutally massacred by the Chinese and died following the orders You will fight till the last man and the last bullet The current book in uestion fills in my humble opinion a major gap in our literature a mainstream book on theecipients of the Paramvir Chakra their deeds their bravery and their life story This is a stunning but completely true fact at least insofar as my experience in concerned. Of twenty one of India s bravest soldiers Talking to parents siblings children and comrades in arms to paint the most vivid character portraits of ,
I find it ironical that there are so few books on these eal heroes who have made the nation proud on so many occasions by leaving their essence forever This book will make one pensive on than one occasion Even after having just completed the "book i find it a little surreal as "I find it a little surreal as how can someone be so selfless and committed towards their duty even in the face of impending death A ecommended Blessed Are the Wicked read for every Indian I loved the stories of valor grit patriotism and determination What s not to love about such strong ualities The stories areeal The lives lost are eal The difficulties and obstacles Endured By Our Soldiers Are Genuine The Knowledge That There by our soldiers are genuine The knowledge that "there such brave souls out there who die in such terrible "such brave souls out there who die in such terrible will make your heart bleed but I promise knowing them and their valor will strengthen your soul The book isn t a very crisp ead The editor could have done a much better job because the author tends to epeat her thoughts and words through the stories Also each chapter could have been aligned better I believe an editorial error and that would have made the brave stories a crisp and much better ead I chose to concentrate on the stories which were Stories from a Siberian Village real and had a lot of heart henceegardless of the small errors made by the author and her editor I choose to give this book a 4 star Reform, Red Scare, and Ruin rating Had the book been a crispead I have no doubt I would have given it a 5 star Grauwacht rating We tend to take our freedom for granted We complaining about silly stuff like potholes traffic jams about standing in line to pay our property taxes all the while when there are valiant souls guarding us. Twenty oneiveting stories about how India s highest military honour was won Rachna Bisht Rawat takes us to the heart of war chronicling the tales.