The Indian Military setback against the Chinese attack in 1962 was high time for an honest soul-searching. Quite a few books written by Army officers have tried to tell their version of the untold story. Brig Dalvi's account of the most remarkable and authentic. He was present in the theatre of war throughout, commanded a brigade and was held captive by the Chinese for seven months
In discussing the day-to-day events from September 8 to October 20, 1962 the author graphically tells the truth which only and actual participant could experience and know. The background of the war is drawn from his first-hand information as a high-raking military commander.
The Indian military setback against the Chinese attack in 1962 was the high time for an honest heart-searching. The author's account of the Sino-Indian War is by far the most remarkable and authentic.
Author: Brig JP Dalvi
Features: HB, Natraj