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The life of the chopper pilots and akrgil hospital staff was tough. Bhushan Jawale rated it really liked it Mar 11, My first encounter with war frontline journalism. Sorry, out of stock.

The other two also just about managed to take-off in time, in the case of the third chopper the pilot leaned backwards to fasten the door of the helicopter himself, as the panicking nursing assistant fled into the bunker without doing so.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Shaleen rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Refresh and try again. Moments after the chopper took off, splinters hit the helipad and got embedded into the walls of the medical room nearby.

The book covers all the aspects of war. There were times that a soldier ran behind the stretcher carrying the severed limb of an injured soldier. From soldiers’ love letters to the rigorous battles on the top. SapnaOnline provides online shopping for over 10 Million Book Titles in various languages and genres.


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

An Army Cheetah flies off in the background. Notify Me We will send an email as soon as we get it in stock. He experienced it all. The karggil at Batalik was uneventful but as soon as the first casualty was loaded in kartil chopper, plumes of smoke and dust rose on the mountain peaks opposite the makeshift helipad.

Dateline Kargil by Gaurav sawant

The reading was very informative and intriguingeven though it was difficult going through ; the pathosbrutality and sheer mindless of war kept pokingsomewhere deep down inside.

Dust flew in all directions as the first chopper took off. Trupti Vabale rated it it was amazing Aug 16, It carries the prestige of over 47 years of retail experience. And then there were times that the helicopters were being used as a hearse, bringing in dead soldiers from the battlefield to Kargil and Matayin, to be driver down to Srinagar later. Datelind Number of Pages: The army had suffered setbacks while advancing on a feature near Jubar Peak.

Preview — Dateline Kargil by Gaurav sawant. The graphic depiction of the war and candid interviews with the top brass makes for a true-to-life experience for the reader. Aditya Gaikwad rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Apr 26, Komal Singh rated it it was amazing.


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Mar 27, Ankit Goyal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pakistani troops were able to bring down effective artillery fire on Indian positions through datelinr of the conflict, since they commanded all heights. Early one June morning, a few days after the Tololing operations, the wireless set in the underground Signals center crackled.

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The pilots flew below the ridgelines in the Valley, often with just about enough space for the rotors between two parallel mountains. There was an emergency in Batalik. Hello World, this is a test. Dateline Kargik by Gaurav sawant.

Bright young army pilots, smartly attired in their flying dungarees, the group brought out a pack of cards.