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

Memoirs of my Travels: Into Nagaland Part 1 – A Different World

From Imphal we began our trip into Nagaland by road with a convoy. Insurgency was at a peak in those times and Nagaland was out-of-bounds for the regular people. Travel was only safe with a convoy. And I must confess, travelling in a Military vehicle, with a heavily armed vehicle in front and another in … Continue reading