Download e-book for iPad: 1965 War: The Inside Story (Defence Minister Y.B. Chavan's by R.D. Pradhan,R. Pradhan

By R.D. Pradhan,R. Pradhan

1965 conflict was once the 1st all-out conflict among the 2 nations—India and Pakistan, after the Partition in 1947.

Y.B. Chavan, India’s former Defence Minister, recorded in his personal hand the 22-day conflict. the interior tale reveals:

• Utter failure of intelligence on timing of Pak assault.

• How and why Chavan ordered IAF to release assault with no even informing the PM.

• Why India attacked around the foreign border? purposes as according to Chavan recording, “If we fail—and i can't even think of it—the country fails”.

• How a department Commander bolted from the theatre of operation.

• How the military Commander sacrificed over three hundred males for “the higher Glory of his Regiment”.

• Why the Indian military didn't march into Lahore.

• events while the military leader nearly misplaced his nerve.

• How the Defence Minister, the military and Air chiefs labored as team.

• How PM saved his cool and emerged as an exceptional chief in War.

• used to be it a Futile struggle? Did India lose in Tashkent what was once received on battle-fields.

• eventually, how the political management re-established its right courting with the defence forces management and burnt up sour stories of the 1962 India-China War.

The e-book is a tribute to the IAF that was once deployed in struggle for the 1st time after the Independence. additionally to India’s armoured Regiments that fought valiantly and destroyed fantasy of superiority of the Pattons.

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