How did a young officer motivate his brave Rajput men to capture Tololing? Why did an officer from Nagaland remove his boots at the height of 16000 feet? What role did ‘the army wife’ play to ensure success in battle? In the summer of 1999, a few twenty-something-year-old soldiers, who had just completed their training, went on to become household names in the country. Their valour and bravery is etched in the memory of the nation. Read the complete Kargil story, with a glimpse into the five crucial battles – Tololing, Tiger Hill, Three Pimples, Pt. 4875 and Khalubar – that turned the course of the Kargil War in favour of India. Witness the camaraderie that exists between a young jawan and his officer when the going gets tough during battle. With direct inputs from over a hundred heroes who were a part of the war, read never heard before anecdotes from the battlefield of Kargil.
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The Kargil Story
Srishti Publishers & Distributor
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12 January 2023
Deepak Surana is a graduate in business administration. Having done his schooling at Bishop Cotton Boys School, Bangalore, he developed a keen interest in the armed forces at a very young age. He is very passionate about the Indian Army and has met many war veterans and families of those who laid their lives for the nation over the years.
He has previously authored The Shershah of Kargil – the definitive biography of Late Captain Vikram Batra, PVC. He gave valuable inputs in the making of the blockbuster movie Shershaah, for which he was given due credit.
He is currently working in his family business in Bangalore and devotes much of his leisure time to help spread awareness about our armed forces in any way possible