In The Line Of Duty A Soldier Remembers

In The Line Of Duty A Soldier Remembers

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Publisher Lancer Publishers All Leisure Read books by Lancer Publishers
ISBN 9781935501244
Author: Lt Gen (Retd) Harbakhsh Singh
Number of Pages 452
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In The Line Of Duty A Soldier Remembers by Lt Gen (Retd) Harbakhsh Singh
Book Summary:

Walking tall, literally, and figuratively, Lt Gen Harbakhsh Singh, VrC, was one of the most gallant and outstanding officers of the Indian Army. He was among the first batch of officers commissioned from the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. His military career of nearly 35 years was acknowledged for his distinguished service of an exceptional order.

He commanded the 1st Battalion the Sikh Regiment during operations in J&K in 1947-48; the historic battle of Shelatang was fought under his command; Battle of Tithwal won him the award of Vir Chakra.

He had the rare distinction of having had combat experience in command of troops of or against many nationalities, at all levels of command from a platoon of 40 men to an Army Group consisting of 400,000 military personnel.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Leisure Read.
Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Parentage

3. Education

4. The Indian Military Academy

5. Second Battalion: The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

6. 5th Battalion the Sikh Regiment, Aurangabad

7. The Brevet Rank and Regimental Marriages

8. North West Frontier Province- Razmak

9. The Second World War

10. Surrender to the Japanese

11. Prisoner-of-war

12. Destined for Rahal Island & the Death Railway; Passed on to the Japanese Air Force Instead

13. Early Days as Prisoners-of-war at Kluang Camp

14. Our Life as Prisoners-of-war Continues

15. Fighting Illness and Disease with Lady Luck

16. Hospital Facilities for Prisoners-of-war at Singapore

17. The Japanese Soldier

18. The Struggle to Stay Alive

19. The End of the War

20. Of Leadership & Luck

21. Coming Home

22. Jammu and Kashmir

23. Commander, Sri Garrison

24. Dropped 1 Star - Thok Over 1 Sikh

25. Gilgit

26. 1 Sikh Offensive - Winter of 1948

27. General Thimayya Takes Over Srinagar

28. Advance of 163 Infantry Battalion to Tithwal

29. The Capture of Tithwal

30. Recce-in Force by 3 Royal Garhwal Rifles

31. Deputy Commandant, IMA

32. Inter-Services Scientific Team for J&K Operations

33. Brigadier General Staff - Western Command

34. Commander 19 Infantry Brigade, Damana

35. The Imperial Defence College Course, London

36. Project Jyoti

37. Commander 4 Corps

38. Taking over Command of 33 Corps at Siliguri

39. Army Commander Western Command

40. The 1965 War with Pakistan

41. General Chowdhary, Intelligence Empires and Awards

42. Peace Talks & Visit to Lahore

43. Retirement

44. KCIOs and ICOs

45. Postscript