Topic: 1962 war
Misreading the LAC situation and poorly advised by his compliant military hierarchy, Modi played a dangerous game of brinkmanship. The result is the horrendous murder of 20 soldiers.
Then-Defence Minister V.K. Krishna Menon became focussed on Pakistani threat and India lost track of China. The new Army chief could be changing that.
In the darkness of defeat in the east, just over a hundred soldiers of 13 Kumaon fought the Chinese to the last man in 1962.
Ex-Army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor raises concerns of “single-access” roads near the border, which if blocked could end up isolating Indian troops.
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