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by dsandhu
29 Sep 2000 23:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Ravi<BR> You can use the battalion list on your site.<P>Rakesh<BR> Good dectective work. Sorry for the late reply.<P>19 Mech Inf. should be on the list<BR>8 Punjab does not exit any longer (since after WW2)<BR>29 Punjab should be on the list<BR>1 Madras is a typo. You are correct that its Mech. Inf....
by dsandhu
28 Sep 2000 23:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Here are the 2 missing Regiments:<P>Bihar (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,21)<P>Mech. Inf. (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25)<P><p>[This message has been edited by dsandhu (edited 29-09-2000).]
by dsandhu
28 Sep 2000 22:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Bishwa<BR> thanks for the reminder. I am working on the Bihar Time or Bihar sliding Time http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/ubb/smile.gif http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/ubb/smile.gif <P>Actually I wrote the Bihar Reg. figures on a different paper, but forgeot to bring it in. Will have that as soon as poss...
by dsandhu
28 Sep 2000 21:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Rakesh<P> Thanks!<BR> you can put it any way you want D. Sandhu or D.S. Sandhu. I will try to get the MVC list on this thread tomorrow (if possible).<P>Jagan<P>The Vayu Sena Medals are common like the Sena medals and the only way you can get the list is to look up each years Republic Day and Indep. ...
by dsandhu
28 Sep 2000 20:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Well Guys here is the list of the battalions. Most of the regiment have a TA battalion attached to it some have 2. Would welcome any corrections. There may be some errors due to "poaching" by the Mech. Inf., Why cant they raise their own battalions?<P>Guards Battalions(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,...
by dsandhu
27 Sep 2000 23:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Bishwa<BR> Thanks for your comments<P>14 Sikh Regiment is a newly raised (its the baby battalion), took part in Kargil operations in Chorbutla sector.<P>9th Sikh was disbanded after the 1984 operation Blue star mutiny<P>20th Sikh regiment is also there.<P>I know that the BR army page on regiments is...
by dsandhu
26 Sep 2000 20:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Corps of Air Defence Artillery Nasik Road<P>Army Aviation Corps Nasik Road<P>Intelligence Corps Pune<P>Army Postal Service Kamptee<P>The Para Training Center used to Be in Agra, moved to Gwalior and now since 1991 is in Bangalore. This is only for the inital recruit training. The Para Jump center is...
by dsandhu
19 Sep 2000 22:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

I think the ladhak Scouts are grouped with JaK LI . As the scouts are not a seperate regiment, they share the JaK Li center at Srinagar.<BR>
by dsandhu
12 Sep 2000 20:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Bishwa<BR> Is the Para Center not in Agra?
by dsandhu
12 Sep 2000 05:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Regimental Centre List
Replies: 49
Views: 18479

Re: Regimental Centre List

Bishwa<BR> When did lalloo and rabrhi take over Delhi?<P>Raj Rif Center Delhi Cantt, Bihar Image<P>
by dsandhu
09 Aug 2000 04:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: MiG-21 replacement estimates
Replies: 60
Views: 22477

Re: MiG-21 replacement estimates

Dont count the LCA in your analysis. Now way the airforce is going to have full strength frontline squardons based upon the LCA. It is time to think about an alternative and the IAF and MOD should have some aircraft in mind. 2005 comes and the baus say that LCA will be ready by 2010. then 2010 comes...
by dsandhu
15 Jun 2000 23:02
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps and Commanders - II
Replies: 113
Views: 57916

Re: PA Corps and Commanders - II

After the exceptional thread on Pak corps, divs and brigades, why are we wasting lines on Paki Kargil dead( listing their names and awards etc)?<P>Would it not be better for both the BR members and the BR Admins if one lists out the Ashoka Chakra Winners for the Indian Army along with The MVC winner...
by dsandhu
07 Dec 1999 01:19
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps Structure and Commanders
Replies: 49
Views: 27446

Re: PA Corps Structure and Commanders

The 11 corps at Jalandhar (Jullundur, according to old timers) has 2 Divs under it 15 Div. (Panther) at Amritsar and 7 Div. (Golden Arrow) at Ferozepur. There used to be a div at Pathankot in the 1980's but I dont know if it is still there.<P>The 9th Div. at Merrut does not come under 11 corps area....
by dsandhu
16 Nov 1999 23:56
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated
Replies: 13
Views: 10228

Re: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated

Vikrant<P> I agree with you<P>I remember my dad telling his friends ( he was in the 1962 war and I dont remember if he was at the brigade or div HQ) that when they heard on the wirless that Kaul is coming back, the brigade or div commander remarked that " Now even God cannot save us".
by dsandhu
16 Nov 1999 23:36
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated
Replies: 13
Views: 10228

Re: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated

Chitre<BR> <BR> Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh commanded 4 corps for only 4 or 5 days which Lt. Gen. Kaul was "seriously ill" lying in his bed in Delhi. Kaul made a "miriculus recovery" and came back to assume command. Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh was moved to command 33 or 32 corps.
by dsandhu
16 Nov 1999 21:06
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated
Replies: 13
Views: 10228

Re: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated

My condolences to the family.<P>He was widely regarded in army circles as one of the best battle field commanders.<P>He was the only senior general to show nerve and guts and stand behind the stand of 4th Moun. Div at Assal Uttar in 1965. Doubts about Assal Uttar were expressed by the corps commande...
by dsandhu
03 Sep 1999 20:57
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

CQMH Abdul Hamid took out the 3 tanks with the use of his jeep mounted RCL gun. He was wounded before he took out the las tank . The 4th tank located his jeep and blew it up with Abdul Hamid in it.<P>The book Red Eagles has a photograph of the blown up jeep with the CO of 4th Gernadiers Lt. Col. F. ...
by dsandhu
02 Sep 1999 21:45
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

Ramana<BR>Maj. Gen Niranjan Prasad commanded the 15 th Div. in 1965, this was the one whose battalions reached Batanagar on the west side of the Ichhogil canal. He however commanded the 4th div in 1962 whwn it was in NEFA and Brig. J. P. Davi was one of the Brigade commanders.<BR>In 1965 the 4th Mou...
by dsandhu
02 Sep 1999 01:26
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

Patel<P>I completely agree with your two cents if the Pak. army column would not have been discovered by the army guys at Longewala, the results would have been much different. If the Pak brigade commander would have left Longewala alone or let a skeleton force engage it and taken the rest of his fo...
by dsandhu
01 Sep 1999 22:22
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

Thanks Patel for putting up the Longewala article from the Tribune link on the BR forum page.<P>JAI HIND
by dsandhu
01 Sep 1999 22:04
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

S Bajwa<BR> Thanks for the book title. Regarding the 1971 war at Hussainwala the following is some additional info.<P>the Hussainawala bridge was defended by 15 Punjab Regiment led by Lt. Col Shastri. On the day the war started the Subedhae major was retiring and they had aparty for him. Most of the...
by dsandhu
31 Aug 1999 20:07
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

Link to a picture of Indian soldiers dancing on a captured Pak. T-59 tank after the battle of Longewala and a brief account of the battle.<BR>http:www.tribuneindia.com/98dec06/nation.htm<P><BR>JAI HIND
by dsandhu
31 Aug 1999 19:39
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

Some more info on the battle of Longewala.<P>The "Alpha" Company of the 23rd Punjab regiment were the following gallantry awards:<BR>1 Maha Vir Chakra<BR>2 Vir Chakras<BR>2 Sena Medals, both post. to RCL gunners<BR>1 Mention in Despatches<BR>1 COA Commendation Card<BR>and the battalion was awarded t...
by dsandhu
31 Aug 1999 19:12
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Battle of Longewala
Replies: 53
Views: 23608

Re: Battle of Longewala

Guys Border is just the Bollywood version of the battle its not the real story.<BR>The Longewala post was held by a company of the 23rd Punjab Regiment commanded by Maj. Kuldip Singh Chandpuri. They had with them I think one RCL gun and two or three tanks (AMX-13) were sent to the post when the Pak....
by dsandhu
30 Aug 1999 23:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: How deep will IAF force level reductions be?
Replies: 12
Views: 4956

Re: How deep will IAF force level reductions be?

Has the IAF got a short list of fighter aircrafts to replace the Mig-21 M and Mig 21MF's if the LCA does not come through< or if tha LCA is delayed longer than desired or if HAL cannot n\meet the delivery requirements.?<P>It is along way from the flight of the first prototype to actual delivery of a...
by dsandhu
15 Aug 1999 21:43
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Param Vir Chakra to four for the Kargil war
Replies: 16
Views: 17744

Re: Param Vir Chakra to four for the Kargil war

Thanks Jagan and Rupak for the list of Gallantry award winners. Can this be saved or archived in the BR?<P> One question how come Lt. Gen Kishen Pal got the UYSM. He is partly responsible for the early debacle. His the a part of the cover up?<P>Thanks<BR>
by dsandhu
14 Aug 1999 23:24
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Param Vir Chakra to four for the Kargil war
Replies: 16
Views: 17744

Re: Param Vir Chakra to four for the Kargil war

Hip Hip Hurray to the Grenadiers. They have now the honour of having the most PVC's (four of them) among all the Indian Army Regiments. A great feat indead.<P>Could someone post the complete list of award, when available on the BR ( including VrC, PVSM, AVSM etc)<P>Also I agree with Appu that there ...
by dsandhu
10 Aug 1999 00:12
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Sikh Regiment
Replies: 10
Views: 5966

Re: The Sikh Regiment

Patel<BR> Thanks for the info.<P>What the article meant was the number of medals won by the officers and jawans of the Sikh Regiment and just not Sikhs alone. There are many non sikhs who have won gallantry awards while serving with the Sikh Regiment. Couple of them that come to mind are:<BR>Capt. M...
by dsandhu
09 Aug 1999 02:31
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Sikh Regiment
Replies: 10
Views: 5966

Re: The Sikh Regiment

During the Kargi Operations Pioneer (the newspaper) had a series of article on some of the Indian regiments. I think Rupak had a thread going some times back and it would be a good reference point if the webmasters could gather the old articles and this about the Sikh Regiment and archive it in one ...
by dsandhu
08 Aug 1999 01:05
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Sikh Regiment
Replies: 10
Views: 5966

Re: The Sikh Regiment

Sbajwa<BR> Good post. But the writer Prabhjot Singh needs to be corrected in the PVSM, AVSM VSM are not gallantry awards they are servuce awards. Most of the gallantry awards end in chakras.

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