Trumpets and Tumults: The Memoirs of a Peace Keeper

By: Jit Rikhye Indar

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Contents: Preface. I. Growing up in the Punjab: 1. My parents. 2. My youth.3. On joining the Army. II. Serving with the lancers: 4. War in the middle east. 5. The campaign in Italy. 6. Guarding India's north west frontier. 7. Partition and Independence of India. III. Defending India's new borders: 8. Saving Kashmir valley. 9. With the black elephant. IV. Peacekeeping with the United Nations: 10. Commander, Indian contingent, UNEF. 11. An interlude from peacekeeping: guarding Ladakh. 12. Military adviser to Hammarskjold for the Congo. 13. Military adviser to U Thant: Congo operation concluded, Ruanda-Urundi, West Irian, and Cuba. 14. More with U Thant: Yemen, Cyprus, Spinelli-Rikhye: mission to Israel and Jordan,and the Dominican republic. 15. Commander UNEF and the six day war. V. Educating for peace: 16. The development of the international peace academy. 17. Personal diplomacy: an exploration in opening : Negotiations between India and Pakistan. 18. Finding a nest. Bibliography. Index. " General Rikhye's memoirs are a fascinating, colorful account of a man whose private and professional life has often crossed the path of history. The scion of a Brahmin family at the Sikh court, Indar Jit Rikhye joined the Indian Army with the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi and fought with the Indian cavalry regiment in the Middle East and Italy in World War II. Printed Pages: 266

Title: Trumpets and Tumults: The Memoirs of a Peace Keeper

Author Name: Jit Rikhye Indar

Categories: Deffence/ MIlitary History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173044090

ISBN 13: 9788173044090

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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