Thermopylae of the East

The Battle of the Tennis Court has been described by Earl Mountbatten as the Thermopylae of the East. The battle was a turning point in the Battle of Kohima. It was a battle within a battle. probably one of the greatest battles in history… in effect the Battle of Burma… naked unparalleled heroism… the British/Indian … Continue reading

Saga of Salagarhi

12th September is a day celebrated by the Sikh Regiments of the Indian Army as Salagarhi Day. In remembrance of the 21 braves who fought and laid down their lives against an enemy force of 10000, in the famous last stand at the Salagarhi Post, during the Tirah Campaigh in 1897. The 21 Sikhs from … Continue reading