Confession on Kargil by Lt Gen Shahid Aziz, former GOC 4 Corps, Pak Army

By: Shahid Aziz | January 06, 2013 . Kargil, like every other meaningless war that we have fought, brings home lessons we continue to refuse to learn. Instead, we proudly call it our history written in the blood of our children. Indeed, our children penning down our misdeeds with their blood! Medals for some, few songs, a cross road renamed, and of course

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Rashtriya Rifles pays homage to Kargil Martyrs

Rashtriya Rifles Force Headquarters (Uniform) based at Reasi paid homage to soldiers who laid down their lives defending the nations border during the Kargil war.  On the occasion of the 17th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in a solemn ceremony, the Officiating General Officer Commanding paid homage to the martyrs by laying a wreath on behalf of all officers, JCOs

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Artillery : The Battle winning factor in Kargil

Major highlights of all the operations in “Operation Vijay” was comprehensive destruction of enemy defences and suppression of enemy artillery forcing them to vacate their defences, leaving behind a large cache of arms, ammunition, equipment and stores. The suppression of enemy small arms and artillery fire reduced own casualties considerably. The infantry battalion Commanding Officers, company commanders, platoon commanders and men did not mince

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KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS

July 26, 1999 will go down in the annals of Indian history as a day when the determined Indian forces achieved a glorious victory over the retreating Pakistani army.  It was on this day that the Indian victory over Pakistan was complete. True to its character despite having to pay a heavy price for fighting a war within its territory,

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Nation Commemorates valour of Indian Soldiers in Kargil Conflict (Point 4875 : Unmatched Gallantary)

(Captain Vikram Batra, PVC (POSTHUMOUS)13 JAK RIFLES) Point 4875, in the Drass sub sector was an important objective during the Kargil War as this complex, consisted of very high mountain features which dominated the area across the LOC and observed artillery fire could be directed on the enemy’s line of communications almost all the way up. The main features in

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Nation Commemorates valour of Indian Soldiers in Kargil Conflict (The Battle of Khalubar’)

(The Formidable Khalubar Ridge) The Khalubar Ridge lies in the forbidding Yaldor sub-sector North of the Indus River. By virtue of its location, it dominates all approaches towards the Line of Control, both to its East as well as West. In 1999, the enemy occupied this feature, with their administrative base at Muntho Dhalo towards the North West of the

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