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Tuesday, 5 July 2016

‘They Led’ Indian Army’s First Armoured Mine Breaching Operations, 1971

Battlefield Tales 2 (Part I) is the first operational history of Indian Army’s first Armoured-Mine-Breaching Operations during the Indo-Pak War, Operation Cactus Lily, 1971. In August, 2016; Battlefield Tales 2 (Part II) will carry a detailed narrative of 7th Light Cavalry's veteran crews who are unsung heroes of our nation. 

A heroic tale published in Fauji India Magazine (access online); as the second article in my "Battlefield Tales" a special series of historic articles dedicated to unsung heroes of our Nation. This series brings the battlefield to you as they were experienced and narrated by our veterans. 

The Road to Victory, Ran Through A Minefield.
Battlefield Tales- 2 (Part I)
Sagat Shaunik
Fauji India: The United Voice of Veterans and Sainiks, 
Vol 2 - Issue 8, Mumbai,
July 2016, pages 41-45. 
Published on July 1st, 2016.

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