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– Buy Dateline Kargil book online at best prices in india on Read Dateline Kargil book reviews & author details and more at Dateline Kargil is a gripping account of the author`s nine-week-long stay in the Kargil theatre of war, his days and nights with the soldiers who fought the war. Dateline Kargil by Gaurav C. Sawant, , Macmillan India edition, in English.

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It touches the operations with the human aspects of the war. Mayuresh Pant rated it it was amazing Nov 19, SapnaOnline offers Free shipment all across India for orders above Rs and Global Shipment at the most economical cost.

MacMillan Number of Pages: The dateljne covers all the aspects of war. Abhijit Bapat rated it really liked it Mar 17, Aug 27, Navneesh rated it it was amazing.

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Dateline Kargil

The enemy holding the peaks had opened fire with what appeared to be heavy caliber guns. A true-to-life experience reading Hello World, this is a test.

There were four other pilots in the room plus two air force officers.

Paperbackpages. Jul 28, Atul rated it it was amazing. There were times that a soldier ran behind the stretcher carrying the severed limb of an injured fateline. Mar 27, Ankit Goyal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bright young army pilots, smartly attired in their flying dungarees, the group brought out a pack of cards.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Click on image to Zoom. A signalman went running to the helidrome where six young Army Aviation Corps pilots sat sipping their first cup of morning tea. Manas Choudhary rated it it was ok Nov 09, As soon as they brought the casualties to the Kargil helipad, the ambulance rushed to the helicopter and ferried the injured, bleeding and often moaning soldiers to the military clinic.


Pakistani troops were able to bring down effective artillery fire on Indian positions through much of the conflict, since they commanded all heights. You won’t find a better book written about the Kargil “Operations” Written by a fauji brat,Gaurav Sir had been on the front lines with the troops.

Insights Insights, Account, Orders. However, they are incapable of carrying large weights and in each sortie, the two pilots in one chopper could only bring back one injured soldier.

Such was the emergency that while the six pilots strapped themselves to their three choppers, datelin were given the exact location in Batalik sub-sector where they had to land.

The graphic depiction of the war and candid interviews with the top brass makes for a true-to-life experience for the reader. The details, the odds facing the soldiersthe true diplomatic underpinnings behind the conflict -these were the findings in the book which the mass media had failed to akrgil to the masses during the course of the war. Click on below image to change.

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And there were nights when the pilots could not eat because all day long they had ferried dead bodies. The pilots flew below the ridgelines in the Valley, often with just about enough space for the rotors between two parallel mountains.


The single-engined Cheetah helicopters, originally of French make but made uner license at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd HALBangalore, are light and extremely useful at high altitudes. He experienced it all.

Dateline Kargil by Gaurav sawant

Trivia About Dateline Kargil. There was an emergency in Batalik. Want to Read saving…. Trupti Vabale rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Vateline Shop at SapnaOnline.

The army had suffered setbacks while advancing on a feature near Jubar Peak. Dateline Kargil – A Dhiraj Sharma rated it really liked it Jul 23, Thanks for telling us about the problem. He succinctly details the operation with special emphasis on the human side of the conflict. If you need any of your orders’ to be delivered outside of India, please reach out to us via our contact us page with the product details and delivery location for us to quote you the best possible shipping price. In these early weeks of the war, Pakistan still dominated most of the commanding heights in the Batalik sub-sector and after the Tololing incident on May 28, the Indian Army and Air Force pilots knew that Pakistanis were armed with surface-to-air heat seeking missiles.

Good read and must read for patriots! We are doing it because our brothers, fighting down there, depend on us,” said a young pilot that night. Poonam rated it really liked it Sep 05, Nikhil Kuriakose rated it it was amazing Apr 04,