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by member_2596
21 Oct 2002 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57413

Re: Military Medals, Ribbons and Patches

Jagan

a few advance elements of Rainas II Corps were shifting frontlines when the ceasefire came in 71. Therefore its quite possible that a good number of army personnel from that corps had the dual campaign medals of 71
by member_2596
21 Oct 2002 19:00
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 46155

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Daulet The 65 war ended because there was a UN resolution calling for a ceasefire. it was in no way hastened by any chinese involvement anywhere. ""The IA senior leadership were not all incompetent - Gen. Thimayya was apparently very active in preparing "" While you are correct about Gen Thimmayya, ...
by member_2596
18 Oct 2002 13:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57413

Re: Military Medals, Ribbons and Patches

ASPaur

They are the 25th Anniv medal and the 50th Anniv medal.

You know what else is unusual?

The bloke has been around since 1971 and he is not wearing his 9 years service, 20 years service or 30 years service medal.

Highly irregular I say! :rotfl:
by member_2596
18 Oct 2002 12:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57413

Re: Military Medals, Ribbons and Patches

the Oval badge is definitely the COAS commendation. and the Diver badge is unmistakable If thats the balidan badge, then its the first time i am seeing it being worn on the LEFT pocket. usually the balidan dagger is worn on the RIGHT pocket. It must be something else. A sniper badge maybe? I can mak...
by member_2596
09 Oct 2002 19:33
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Indian Air Force's Iraqi connections
Replies: 40
Views: 18087

Re: The Indian Air Force's Iraqi connections

advitya "By the time of the IPGW there were a handful of Indians left. The 60-70 people were history by 1980. If one of them had decided to fly an Op sortie they would have been courtmartialled. " I disagree - I know atleast one officer who was there in 1982-83 and not on consulate staff. I do recal...
by member_2596
09 Oct 2002 14:54
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Indian Air Force's Iraqi connections
Replies: 40
Views: 18087

Re: The Indian Air Force's Iraqi connections

there are fairly strict Indian Government rules which prohibit Indian armed forces personnel from serving operationally Just wanted to know, Though the above may be on paper correct, What makes us sure that there could not have been one or two unofficial sorties undertaken by Indian pilots in Iraq?...
by member_2596
02 Sep 2002 14:11
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Books that cover IAF and its History
Replies: 69
Views: 28863

Re: Books that cover IAF and its History

Originally posted by D. Gill: A book on HAL I could print its material here but I need the amins ok. I email them but they never reply back. I would love to share my books here with you all. Gill ;) Gill You are supposed to review the book and post info here - not <u>PUT THE ENTIRE BOOK</u> in this...

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