Search found 81 matches

by Shahid Zaki
08 Oct 2005 09:27
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Jagan,
Thanks again, I need to contact you. Can you send me an email so that we can get in touch.
by Shahid Zaki
29 Sep 2005 03:59
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Jagan,
Thanks for the structures, these should be quite helpful.
by Shahid Zaki
27 Sep 2005 08:41
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Still awaiting the arrival of some sample histories
by Shahid Zaki
23 Sep 2005 01:40
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Thanks Jagan, look forward to the information.
by Shahid Zaki
23 Sep 2005 01:30
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

We are looking at several styles that can be used. Both old and new. Interestingly, we are also looking at the rare Garhwal Rifles regimental histories such as: Historical Record of 39th Garhwal Rifles: part I 1886-1922 by Brig John Evatt Historical Record of 39th Garhwal Rifles: part II 1922-1947 b...
by Shahid Zaki
23 Sep 2005 01:22
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

15 Mech Inf was the first mechanized battalion to be sent to Sri Lanka. There are a lot of records with respect to its operations in Sri Lanka, however approval will be needed from Army HQ Delhi, before some of the information can be made public
by Shahid Zaki
22 Sep 2005 02:59
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Anoop,
Thanks for the offer, actually I have copy of that particular book. I will look it up and maybe get some ideas.

Even though we are considering a more formal history.

Please feel free to convey any applicable information that comes along. All help is greatly appreciated.
by Shahid Zaki
22 Sep 2005 02:02
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

I have borrowed a copy of Golden Galley: History of Punjab Regiment, this may come in handy as well.

Ideas seem to rather absent from the forum members so far, hope the situation changes.
by Shahid Zaki
20 Sep 2005 00:20
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Regimental history of famous Kali Panchwin: 2nd Bn Maratha LI may be another example
by Shahid Zaki
20 Sep 2005 00:15
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Jagan, Thanks for the help, in fact my father was mentioning that we may have to do research on site where the regiment is currently located. One would need to work meticulously with the various unit records and war diaries. It is also of interest that all of the founding officers and men of 15th Ba...
by Shahid Zaki
20 Sep 2005 00:05
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Jagan,

Book Structure, would definitelly be a important starting point. Do you have any individual battalion histories for reference.
by Shahid Zaki
20 Sep 2005 00:00
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

Jagan, Thanks for the reply, I would definitely tap into the resources you have. This is going to be quite challenging because we are looking into contrbution from the great number of retired and serving officers. Individual Battalion Histories are not as common as regimental histories, however that...
by Shahid Zaki
19 Sep 2005 22:59
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

I am looking at some sample histories for guidance:

Examples:



By Land and Sea: Punjab Regiment by Anil Shorey

69th Armoured Regiment by Gen Sandhu
by Shahid Zaki
19 Sep 2005 22:39
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry
Replies: 22
Views: 15302

The Regimental History of 15th Bn Mechanized Infantry

Dear Members, The 15th Battalion of Mechanized Infantry will be celebratiing its Silver Jubilee 25 years of service to the nation in 2006. It was raised in 1981 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra upon the creation of the Mechanized Regiment by Gen K. Sundarji. It has served with distinction in all operation...
by Shahid Zaki
10 Nov 2001 04:42
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

DSandhu,<BR>Thanks very much for the valuable information. This thread is going from strength to strength.
by Shahid Zaki
07 Oct 2001 13:32
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

<B>Indian Navy Video from World War 2 must see</B><BR>Just click on the link below<P><A HREF="http://www.westminster-digital.co.uk/realservers/ram?mod/innavy.rm" TARGET=_blank>web page</A>
by Shahid Zaki
07 Oct 2001 13:25
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

<B>Indian Army Video from WW2 must see</B><BR>Just Click on the link below<BR><A HREF="http://www.westminster-digital.co.uk/realservers/ram?mod/kamal.rm" TARGET=_blank>web page</A>
by Shahid Zaki
16 Sep 2001 11:29
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

With the tragedy in New York City, I thought it is appropriate to rememeber the Indians that died in the WTC, they were brave and heroes to their families. <P>Let us remember them and also those who fell in protecting world's freedom in second world war.<P>"When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say,...
by Shahid Zaki
02 Sep 2001 01:23
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

An article from the latest sainik samachar<P>A Tribute to the Bravest of the Braves<BR> <BR> <BR> Honorary Captain Gaje Ghale who had won his Victoria Cross at the age of 25 years died on March 28 last at the ripe age of 84 years. He was one of the 31 Victoria Cross winners of the Indian Army of Wor...
by Shahid Zaki
30 Aug 2001 08:52
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Arun,<BR>Thanks for reviving this thread
by Shahid Zaki
24 Jul 2001 10:58
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Dsandhu,<BR>Thanks for your comments, I can cetainly come up with a piece on Gorkha Rifles. I have had the opportunity to visit 14 GORKHA TRAINING CENTER, Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh,this is the home of the 1st and 4th Gorkha Rifles, both truly historic Regiments.
by Shahid Zaki
20 Jul 2001 09:30
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

<B>Battle of Kohima and Gurkha Rifles</B><P> -Elwin Yesca<P> High as you climb up the trendy hills;<BR> You’ll come by a place fancy ville;<BR> Where folks live a life quite and still... <P> Composing this kind of lines is what anyone may just get inspired to write for a poem or song<BR> whenever yo...
by Shahid Zaki
08 Jul 2001 02:58
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Found this inspiring piece<P> http://armedforces.nic.in/army/arimage/arhistp1.jpg <P><B>1st Battalion, 9th Gurkha Rifles, Monte Cassino,Martyrdom on Hangman's Hill</B><BR> The Gustav Line was one of the major barriers to an advance by the United States Fifth Army on the western side of the Italian p...
by Shahid Zaki
02 Jul 2001 01:04
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Rupak,<BR>The book's details are as follows:<BR>Title: The Unforgettable Army;<BR>Last published: 1998<BR>ISBN:<BR>1862270503<BR>Author: Michael Hickey.<P>Description: It is about the 14th army (which was majoritily Indian Army) Battle against the japanese forces in Burma and North East India. Has g...
by Shahid Zaki
30 Jun 2001 21:31
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Rupak and Subra,<BR>Thanks for your interest, I will post detailed replies to your queries before this weekend is over.<BR>
by Shahid Zaki
27 Jun 2001 08:40
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

I have just obtained a new book, named 'the Unforgettable Army' gives an extensive review of Indian Army units in Burma theater.
by Shahid Zaki
19 May 2001 06:57
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Admins,<BR>I wanted to request if this thread can be archived for future references.<P>Thanks,<BR>Shahid Zaki
by Shahid Zaki
15 May 2001 11:30
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

<B>INDIAN 8TH INFANTRY DIVISION</B><P>VETERANS OF NORTH AFRICA AND ITALY<P>Indian 8th Infantry Division HQ arrived in Iraq in 1941 and controlled brigades in that country and in the invasion of Persia in August. It then remained on garrison duty in the<BR> Near East, prepared to react to a German th...
by Shahid Zaki
15 May 2001 11:15
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Commemorative Painting<BR><B>Road to Mandalay, Burma, February 1945 by David Pentland</B><P> http://www.military-art.com/images/dhm_862_small.jpg <BR>M3 Lee tanks and troops from General Slim's 14th Army clear Japanese resistance form the village of Ywathitgyi in their drive to<BR>Mandalay.<BR>
by Shahid Zaki
15 May 2001 11:07
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

14th INDIAN INFANTRY DIVISION, Veterans of Burma.<P> http://www.burma-star.ex-forces.org.uk/images/14inddiv.jpg <BR>DIVISIONAL COMMANDER<BR>Maj/Gen W.L. Lloyd <P>Headquarters Brigade<BR>9th Btn Jat Regt (M/Gun)<P>Divisional Artillery<BR>130th Field Regt (Royal Artillery)<BR>44th Light A/A. Regt (Roy...
by Shahid Zaki
15 May 2001 11:01
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

20thINDIAN DIVISION, FAR EAST FRONY<BR> http://www.burma-star.ex-forces.org.uk/images/20inddiv.jpg <P>STRUCTURE OF THE DIVISION<P>DIVISIONAL COMMANDER<BR>Maj/Gen D.D.Gracey (C.B. C.B.E. M.C.)<P>Headquarters Brigade<BR>2nd Btn 8th Punjab Regt<BR>9th Btn Jat Regt (M/Gun)<BR>4th Btn 3rd Madras Regt<BR>...
by Shahid Zaki
15 May 2001 10:57
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

25th INDIAN DIVISION, Veterans of the Far East<BR> http://www.burma-star.ex-forces.org.uk/images/25inddiv.jpg <P>STRUCTURE OF THE DIVISION <BR> DIVISIONAL COMMANDERS<BR>MAJ/GEN. H.L. Davies (C.B. C.B.E. D.S.O. M.C.) <BR>MAJ/GEN. G.N. Wood (C.B.E. D.S.O. M.C.)<P>Headquarters Brigade<BR> 19th Lancers<...
by Shahid Zaki
09 May 2001 13:39
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Mohan Raju,<BR>The aircraft is Westland Whirlwind fighter Bomber same as the one below and caption for it is below the image.<BR> http://www.military.cz/british/air/war/fighter/whirlwind/whirl_inflbw.jpg <BR> <BR>Caption for the photo on the previous post: An RAF pilot from India standing next to hi...
by Shahid Zaki
09 May 2001 12:37
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

<B>Shradanjali (memorial wreath) to our Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen.</B><P>This posting is dedicated to thousands of our brethren Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen that served in various war fronts. We should all pledge to keep their memory alive by remembering them and their sacrifices and also by our ...
by Shahid Zaki
09 May 2001 12:21
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 53024

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Highest Award Winners- Stories of Courage in face of adversity:<BR>Sepoy Kamal RAM VC, 8th Punjab Regiment. <BR> http://www.mod.uk/data/8-2-large.jpg <P>Sepoy Kamal RAM was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery in Italy on 12th May 1944. On that day, his company had successfully crossed the Riv...

Go to advanced search