Category: NOSTALGIA

A SURGEON’S MARATHON IN VAVUNIYA

A SURGEON’S MARATHON IN VAVUNIYA

A SURGEON’S MARATHON IN VAVUNIYA Armed Forces Doctors have been valuable assets in combat zones, and the emergency surgeries performed
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OPERATION FOXHUNT

OPERATION FOXHUNT

The hunt for Liberation Tigers for Tamil Eelam (LTTE) cadres was a challenging task, hampered by lack of intelligence and
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PIFFER GORKHAS TAKE ON THE TAMIL TIGERS

PIFFER GORKHAS TAKE ON THE TAMIL TIGERS

On 11 October 87, units landed at Palaly, and were ordered to moven towards Jaffna, without an administrative and orientation
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ACROSS THE PALK STRAITS

ACROSS THE PALK STRAITS

A TRANSPORT JOCK REMINISCES Akin to the Himalayan Hump Across the Himalayas and Tibet into China during the Second World
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KEEPING PEACE IN ANGOLA – UNAVEM

KEEPING PEACE IN ANGOLA – UNAVEM

Indian Military Observers (Milobs) have formed part of many UN peacekeeping missions in Africa. This narrative describes the type of
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CIVIL WAR IN LIBERIA

CIVIL WAR IN LIBERIA

The UN Mission in Liberia faced a violent upheaval from the warring groups, and UN and other international organisations evacuated
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THE FIRST INDIA LED UN PEACE INITIATIVE

THE FIRST INDIA LED UN PEACE INITIATIVE

A word about the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission and the Custodian Force of India and how they came into being.
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OPERATION CACTUS: The Navy’s Overt Strategic Leap

OPERATION CACTUS: The Navy’s Overt Strategic Leap

After the paratroopers had landed in Hulule, the mercenaries who had attempted the overthrow of the legitimate Government in Maldives,
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OPERATION CACTUS: Indian Air Force (IAF) flies in the Paratroopers

OPERATION CACTUS: Indian Air Force (IAF) flies in the Paratroopers

The IAF acquired strategic airlift capability with the induction of IL-76 aircraft in the late 80s. This capability was gainfully
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OPERATION CACTUS: 6 PARA in Maldives

OPERATION CACTUS: 6 PARA in Maldives

India’s strategic intervention capability was demonstrated on 3rd and 4th November 1988, when the Indian Armed Forces came to the
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