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Thursday, 1 September 2016

IC 18067F Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, MVC, VSM, The 23rd Battalion, The Punjab Regiment, Retired.

Battlefield Tales 3 is an extract of a detailed interview with IC 18067 F Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, MVC, VSM who poured his heart out for the first time.

A heroic tale published in Fauji India Magazine (access online); in continuation of the third article in my "Battlefield Tales" a special series of historic articles dedicated to unsung heroes of our Nation. This series brings the battlefield to you as they were experienced and narrated by our veterans. 

My Company's Launge-st* Night in 1971
Battlefield Tales- 3
Sagat Shaunik
Fauji India: The United Voice of Veterans and Sainiks, 
Vol 2 - Issue 10, Mumbai,
September 2016, pages 17-22. 
Published on September 1st, 2016.
* Read in context of Laungewala.


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May the Memory of Subedar (Honorary Captain) Rattan Singh, Vir Chakra, 23 Punjab, Retired; live for Ever More. 
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Wednesday, 3 August 2016

The School That 'Probably Won' The Battle of Basantar in 1971

An interesting less-known history of Seven Old Boys from The Lawrence School, Sanawar becomes a heroic tale published for the first time in Fauji India Magazine (access online) as a tribute to the values taught to all those who have been privileged to study in Sanawar.

The School that 'Probably Won' The Battle of Basantar!
Sagat Shaunik
Fauji India: The United Voice of Veterans and Sainiks, 
Vol 2 - Issue 9, Mumbai,
August 2016, pages 60-63. 
Published on August 1st, 2016.

Due to inadvertent oversight in the name of an officer, a corrigendum has been published in the September, 2016 issue: 



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