Author:Brig Jasbir Singh


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Long Trek to India and Freedom: Daring Escape by three Indian Army Officers from Japanese POW Camp

By: Brig Jasbir Singh

Price: $8.98

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103264

ISBN: 9789382652250

Condition: New

This is the little known story of a daring escape, by three young officers of Indian Army (IA), from a Japanese World War II Prisoner of War (POW) Camp, and their torturous trek to India and freedom. The trio escaped from POW Camp in Singapore in May 1942 and made their way through Malaya (now Malaysia), Thailand and Burma (now Myanmar), to reach India. In Burma they split into two groups. Balbir & Parab moved north through Myitkyina and enemy-held territories, before they contacted an allied patrol in the heavily jungled, hill tracts of upper Burma.Printed Pages: 148. View more info

Roar of the Tiger: An Illustrated History of Operations in Kashmir by 4th Battalion the Kumaon Regiment in the 1965 Indo-Pak War

By: Brig Jasbir Singh

Price: $13.92

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Seller ID: 103266

ISBN: 9789382652038

Condition: New

Today, the vicious battles fought between 4 Kumaon and Pak Army in Kashmir in 1965, are almost a forgotten saga of great chivalry by soldiers of both sides. In this book, these actions have been recounted in detail, including examples of incredible bravery displayed by the combatants. It was indeed traumatic for the troops when areas that had been captured by the unit in Bugina Bulge (POK), after incredible sufferings and heavy casualties, were returned to Pakistan. Our troops withdrew to the areas where they are located today. The heart-breaking orders to withdraw were dutifully followed de... View more info