Search found 8 matches

by vinayd
27 Jun 2008 19:56
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away
Replies: 191
Views: 60085

Re: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away

The great warrior has left his motherland for his heavenly abode.

May his soul rest in Peace.
by vinayd
26 Jun 2008 08:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History
Replies: 260
Views: 73439

Re: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History

To Jasmeet (and others on this thread): I found a source that stocks books on the history of 3 battalions of Maratha Light Infantry: 4,5, and 12. Here is the link: http://www.arbinteractive.com/available.htm A Royal Tribute A History of the 5th Bn The Maratha Light Infantry; 1800 - 2005 Valour to th...
by vinayd
24 Jun 2008 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Women in Combat
Replies: 524
Views: 82686

Re: Women in Combat - 2

To Jaeger: Thanks for the response. This is not about our beliefs, but those of the society we live in. I personally do not view rape as anything worse than what it is - the violation of a woman against her will. I do not think a rape victim is "spoilt" in any way, or anything of that natu...
by vinayd
24 Jun 2008 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 149583

Re: Profiles in Heroism: Somnath Sharma

Search on Somnath Sharma did not return any results. India's first Param Veer Chakra... Can we have a discussion on Major Somnath Sharma (besides what is commonly known about him, such as wiki, and the contents of the PVC doordarshan series). Interestingly, he was related to the lady who designed th...
by vinayd
24 Jun 2008 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Women in Combat
Replies: 524
Views: 82686

Re: Women in Combat - 2

Read an earlier post about Jhansi chi Rani: She was raised in the Peshwa court at Pune, and was trained in military arts from a very young age. Born a Tambay (Flt. Lt. Vijay Vasant Tambay also belongs to one branch of that same family), was married into the Niwalkar family which was the branch of th...
by vinayd
24 Jun 2008 08:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Women in Combat
Replies: 524
Views: 82686

Re: Women in Combat - 2

One point that is quite crucial to several armies not sending women into combat is the fate of women PoWs. We are facing an enemy that has kept our PoWs from 1971. We know what happened to Capt. Kalia in captivity. Had it been a woman? We have heard what arab janjaweed do to women in Sudan. How woul...
by vinayd
21 Jun 2008 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1349
Views: 267379

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Thanks for bringing the rule to my attention Shiv.

I will then post under my real name which is Vinay.

Thank you,
Vinay
by vinayd
21 Jun 2008 08:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1349
Views: 267379

Our casualties in Kargil

Hello Everyone, This is my first post here, although I have been reading your excellent forum for months now. I begin by complimenting you on the superb organization and content of this forum. It is, by far, the most informed forum on Indian matters I have had the privilege to visit. My compliments....

Go to advanced search