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Thursday, 5 January 2017

IC 2497 Lieutenant Colonel Sharak Dev Singh Jamwal, 'Hero of Zojila', 7th Light Cavalry

IC 2497 Lieutenant Colonel Sharak Dev Singh Jamwal, 'Hero of Zojila', 7th Light Cavalry fought the Second World War, Indo-Pak Wars of 1947-48, 65 and 1971 War. He liberated Goa in 1961 and defended against the Chinese during the Indo-China War of 1962. 

Extracts of his heroic life have been published in Fauji India Magazine (access online); in continuation of the seventh 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.

Jammu's Greatest Sons
Battlefield Tales - 7
Sagat Shaunik
Fauji India: The United Voice of Veterans and Sainiks,
Vol 3 - Issue 02, Mumbai,
January 2017, pages 45-48.
Published on January 1st, 2017.

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12394 F(P) Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, Ashok Chakra, Hero of the Soviet Union 1, Retired

12394 F(P) Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, Ashok Chakra, Hero of the Soviet Union 1, Retired fought the Indo-Pak War of 1971. As a test pilot, he became the first Indian in space.

Read extracts of his interview with Team Fauji India Magazine (access online):

Salyut* to India's First Spaceman
Interview
Sagat Shaunik
Fauji India: The United Voice of Veterans and Sainiks,
Vol 3 - Issue 02, Mumbai,
January 2017, pages 42-44.
Published on January 1st, 2017.
* Reference to his spacecraft
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