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A forgotten war

The book is about the twin skirmishes between India and China at Nathu La and Cho La in September 1967, battles that have been relegated to the back alleys of India's military history.

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Watershed 1967: India’s Forgotten Victory Over China

Sai Manish
Watershed 1967: India’s Forgotten Victory Over China
Author: Probal Dasgupta
Publisher: Juggernaut
Price: Rs 599
 
At a time when a country responds to the massacre of 40 soldiers in Pulwama by losing a plane, getting its pilot captured, destroying its own Air Force chopper in friendly fire that killed its own soldiers and yet having its political leadership claim victory, it is worth remembering a forgotten decisive military action that India actually won. Probal Dasgupta’s book Watershed 1967: India’s Forgotten Victory Over China  does exactly that. The book is about the twin skirmishes between India and China at Nathu La and Cho La in
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First Published: Feb 27 2020 | 1:17 AM IST

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