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by Guru
22 Nov 2005 00:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 62564

Heck, Someone who got caught up in the battle of thagla in 62 and trekked hundreds of miles back to our territory will have only a NEFA clasp to an already exisitng General service medal to show for it. One officer did a "retrograde manoeuvre" from Thagla ridge and rose to be the Eastern Army Comma...
by Guru
03 May 2005 22:04
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora - RIP
Replies: 104
Views: 52011

RIP.

R.I.P.: This does not conveniently stand for “rest in peace,” although it does mean that. It stands for the Latin, requiescat in pace.
by Guru
23 Apr 2005 21:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 85119

No, I am not fauji.

I had gone there along with a friend to just have a look.
by Guru
23 Apr 2005 14:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 85119

In the Infantry only Rifle Regts are entitled to use Pouch Belts. I feel that unless there is a historical precedence, it is quite odd to add items which are in vogue for other Regts which they use for historical reasons. Monkey jacket was the summer Mess dress till about 1963. It was a small coat w...
by Guru
30 Mar 2005 16:21
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: BURMA - The Longest War 1941 - 1945
Replies: 26
Views: 16930

Britain was then a Colonial Power and the white superiority mindset (it maybe politically incorrect today, but very prevalent and enforced then) possibly did not reconcile to the humiliating rout from Singapore all the way up to the periphery of British India at the hands of an Asian nation. This de...
by Guru
14 Feb 2005 23:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 85119

What I meant by "Remember, after all, officers passing out from OTA are joining the Indian Army!" was that the quality of trg in OTA is very high because after all they are trg Gentlemen/Lady cadets of a professional army like ours! People who are ill informed think that just because OTA trains cad...
by Guru
14 Feb 2005 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 85119

X Posted Quote: Don’t worry, its just not you, many people do not have the right info on joining the Forces. Quote: 2) Remember, after all, officers passing out from OTA are joining the Indian Army! Here is an interesting fact, the max no of MVC (nations second highest gallantry award) awardees du...
by Guru
16 Jan 2005 00:30
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - New Main Page Launch
Replies: 63
Views: 34086

Fabulous.

My compliments.
by Guru
17 Sep 2004 00:47
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil Revisited - II
Replies: 182
Views: 84948

jrjrao wrote:
Kargil was very much part of the Azad Kashmir and under the control of Pakistani troops upto 1972.
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Absolutely. They built the road to Leh from Zojila Pass, I presume.

Any more bedtime stories?
by Guru
21 Aug 2004 22:41
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 76681

How far has the Saras flown so far?

How many have booked their orders?
by Guru
06 Aug 2004 00:29
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 88214

http://www.journal.dnd.ca/engraph/Vol4/ ... re-2_e.gif

Could you explain this a little more for a layman like me?
by Guru
05 Aug 2004 20:49
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 88214

Wyu, How much area would a IBG attack? I don't understand much of these battle techniques, but if 100 guns are there to help them through, then would the fire base not be more than the area being attacked? What would be the distance between guns as obviously it would not mean that they are positione...
by Guru
01 Aug 2004 22:59
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 88214

Hey!

I still remain confused.

What's the real thing?
by Guru
31 Jul 2004 11:08
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 88214

I will ask Ray also. But I wanted to know as to what is the western concepts sine you and Wyu were in discussion and there seem to be a bit of difference.
by Guru
30 Jul 2004 21:05
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 88214

I had earlier read the Cold Start article, but it didn't sound anything innovative, except that it was a summary of whats up in the media. And that didn't say anything startling or novel, though it seem very impressive.

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