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By Nitin A Gokhale

ISBN-10: 9385436848

ISBN-13: 9789385436840

Fifty years in a nation's lifestyles is a small time period. even if, it's particularly most likely that collective reminiscence can have pale approximately numerous events…and so it really is with the 1965 struggle that India used to be dragged into by means of Pakistan's continual insecurities and territorial goals. This time within the kind of a forcible try to annex Kashmir. this day, the main points of the conflict that got here among the tragedy of 1962 and the triumph of 1971 are hazy within the reminiscence of the country.
But it's a tale that should be retold. stuck without notice on the Pakistani offensive, India, then suffering as a kingdom, replied with awesome zeal and grew to become the tide in a battle Pakistan inspiration it is going to win as a result of its more suitable guns and strategies.
But because the end result of the 1965 warfare tells us, Pakistan not just did not in attaining any of its strategic goals yet needed to undergo a major setback, because of a mix of resolute political management, the courageous Indian squaddies and decided electorate. This then is the account of the battle that India has principally forgotten. during this meticulously researched and fast-paced ebook, journalist and nationwide safeguard analyst Nitin A. Gokhale, has produced a powerful and finished overview of the occasions and aftermath of the ferocious Indo-Pak struggle of 1965.

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