Himalayan Blunder



Himalayan Blunder The Angry Truth About Indias Most Crushing Military Disaster Is An Account Of The 1962 Sino Indian War Through The Narrative Of Brigadier J P Dalvi, Who Fought In The War Himalayan Blunder The Angry Truth About Indias Most Crushing Military Disaster Is Brigadier J P Dalvis Retelling Of The Sino Indian War That Took Place In 1962 A War That India Lost Dalvi Fought The War As The Commander Of The 7th Infantry Brigade In NEFA North East Frontier Agency His Account Of The War Is Graphic And Telling He Was Captured By The Chinese Forces And Held For Seven Months As A Participant Of The War, He Was Privy To All That Went On At The Battlefield As Well As Behind The Scenes Based On His Firsthand Experiences, He Recounts The Events That Occurred Between September 8, 1962 And October 20, 1962 As Early As 1951, China Silently And Steadily Began To Work Its Way Onto Indian Soil Even In The Face Of Indisputable Evidence, India Insisted On Maintaining Cordial Relations With The Chinese China Seemed Only Too Happy To Play Along Dalvi Narrates The Manner In Which Indias Own Political Leadership Traitorously Worked Against Its Cause In No Uncertain Terms, He Holds Three Men Responsible For Indias Defeat Jawaharlal Nehru, Krishna Menon, And General Brij Mohan Kaul Issuing Orders From Delhi, They Seemed To Be Clueless About The Situation On The Battlefield Undoubtedly, When They Were Rushed Into Battle, The Indian Soldiers Underfed, Ill Equipped, And Unprepared As They Were Never Stood A Chance Against The Powerful Chinese Army Regardless Of That, The Soldiers Fought Bravely And Laid Down Their Lives For Their Homeland Dalvi Claims That The Apathy And The Sheer Ineptitude Of Those At The Helm Of Indias Political Affairs Sacrificed Hundreds Of Valuable Lives Brigadier Dalvis Detailed Narrative Of The Massacre Of The Indian Soldiers, A Horror That He Witnessed Firsthand, Is Heart Rending The Book Was Published In 1969 Among All The Books Based On The Subject Of The 1962 Sino Indian War, This Book Is Considered To Be One The Most Striking And Authentic Versions Due To Its Sensitive Subject Matter And Its Portrayal Of Indias Leaders In A Harshly Negative Light, The Book Was Banned By The Indian Government Upon Its Release.Himalayan Blunder

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  • Hardcover
  • 506 pages
  • Himalayan Blunder
  • Brigadier John Parashuram Dalvi
  • English
  • 13 July 2017
  • 8185019665

10 thoughts on “Himalayan Blunder

  1. says:

    Just finished Himalayan Blunders written by Brigadier John Dalvi It was my first book on Indo Sino War and I am thankful for orkut Non Fiction community to suggest me for reading this book Book was banned as soon as it got published and I know the reason after reading it John was in charge of 7th Brigade who took the responsibility of Handling the Chinese crisis along the Ti...

  2. says:

    A must read for all Readers can understand the hidden politics of the politicians and the horrible life of the soldiers at the Himalayan border.Every politician must read this book to know what he she should not do.After reading this, my impressi...

  3. says:

    ARE WE HEADING FOR ANOTHER HIMALAYAN BLUNDERMusingsByVIKRAM KARVEThis morning while browsing through my bookcase I chanced upon one of my favourite military autobiographies HIMALAYAN BLUNDER by Brig JP Dalvi The television was on, my favourite news channel was blaring away, and as I started reading Himalayan Blunder, leafing through the pages of the book, I was filled with a sense of d j vu The events unfolding before my eyes, on TV News Channels, and the events chronicled in the book the ARE WE HEADING FOR ANOTHER HIMALAYAN BLUNDERMusingsByVIKRAM KARVEThis morning while browsing through my bookcase I chanced upon one of my ...

  4. says:

    Extremely repetitive content I have complete trust on what J P Dalvi says but the tone is so negative and harsh This is true that the Dalvi was implicated and made a scapegoat in this whole episode and his frustrations and pain flow on pages of the book Still I believe he could have gone a bit soft Plus the Chinese side of story doesn t come out that well in this one I have started with Neil Maxwell s India s China war and that is good so far I have my respect for the gallantry and resol Extremely repetitive content I have complete trust on what J P Dalvi says but the tone is so negative...

  5. says:

    Just sample the following rules of engagement a Persuade them to leave Indian territory b If Chinese do not comply, dig in opposite to them to scare them from attempting further incursion c Fire is permitted only in self defense and that too with minimum forceThese were the orders to 7th infantry brigade from the higher command to counter the heavily armed, well administered, well prepared Chinese incursion in the Namka Chu valley of Thagla region of NEFA The orders spelled total annihilatio Just sample the following rules of engagement a Persuade them to leave Indian territory b If Chinese do not comply, dig in opposite to them to scare them from attempting further incursion c Fire is permitted only in self defense and that too with minimum forceThese were the orders to 7th infantry brigade from the higher command to counter the heavily armed, well administered, well prepared Chinese incursion in the Namka Chu valley of Thagla region of NEFA The orders spelled total annihilation to the loosely held and massively under strength Indian formations which lacked even the basic high altitude clothing The orders taken by a pacifist Prime Minister, an arrogant Defence Minister and a politically connected General caused the...

  6. says:

    Through Atanu Apparently, Ms IG banned this book because it exposed her father I hope Indians will wake up to the truth, and shove the dynasty to the rightful place it deserves to be in.Not sure if this book is available in the stores now.

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    HIMALAYAN BLUNDERBook ReviewByVIKRAM KARVEThis morning while browsing through my bookcase I chanced upon one of my favourite military autobiographies HIMALAYAN BLUNDER by Brig JP Dalvi The television was on, my favourite news channel was blaring away, and as I started reading Himalayan Blunder, leafing through the pages of the book, I was filled with a sense of d j vu The events unfolding before my eyes, on TV News Channels, and the events chronicled in the book the coincidence was startl HIMALAYAN BLUNDERBook ReviewByVIKRAM KARVEThis morning while browsing through my bookcase I chanced upon one of my favourite military autobiographies HIMALAYAN BLUNDER by Brig JP Dal...

  8. says:

    What makes a nation great The book provides a beautiful answer to the question above Our humble army men, doing a thankless job, without ration, ammunition,boots or winter clothing, defending few useless pieces of logs and redeeming the follies of few spineless, arrogant men with their blood, sacrificed themselves fighting valiantly for the honour of the country.JP Dalvi rightly asks whatcan a nation ask of its soldiers.Not many of those who sacrificed their lives are remembered by the p What makes a nation great The book provides a beautiful answer to the question above Our humble army men, doing a thankless job, without ration, ammunition,boots or winter clothing, defending few useless pieces of logs and redeeming the follies of few spineless, arrogant men with their ...

  9. says:

    A rather heavy read with lots of military jargon and terminologies which makes it sometimes difficult to understand However it does point to the collective failures of Civilian and the Military apparatus in averting the War which caused national humiliation in 1962.The dressing down of demi gods like Nehru and V.K Menon by the author exposes the propaganda that is dished out for Nehru being a statesman and a strategic thinker The complacent approach of Nehru in mindlessly trusting the Chines A rather heavy read with lots of military jargon and terminologies which makes it sometimes difficult to understand However it does point to the collective failures of Civilian and the Military apparatus in averting the War which caused national humiliation in 1962.The dressing down of demi gods like Nehru and V.K Menon by the author exposes the propaganda that ...

  10. says:

    The book is unique in a sense that it is written by the Brigadier who actually led the force in NEFA The book is well written and provides an indepth analysis of India s Chinese Policies, its apathy towards it...

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