Mention-in-Despatches II: The heavyweight armoured bout that never was

The build up to India’s finest armoured hour

4 Horse on a destroyed Pakistani tank (Image: ADGPI Indian Army)

As Operation Gibraltar began to falter, wilt even, in 1965, in the face of fierce Indian Army counter-attacks Pakistan responded with Operation Grand Slam — an attempt to widen the theater of conflict and to capture the Akhnoor bridge; the vital link between Jammu &

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Long form articles on military history, global military affairs, geopolitics, the UK & India | Author the India focused National Identity series