Kargil Untold Stories from the War by Rachana



Kargil Untold Stories from the War by Rachna Bisht Rawat

Why does a group of stranded paratroopers call for Bofors’ fire upon its own position?
Why is an old man in Palampur fighting for justice for his dead soldier son?
What makes a martyr’s father visit a young Kashmiri girl every year?

Kargil takes you into the treacherous mountains where some of the Indian Army’s bloodiest battles were fought. Interviewing war survivors and martyrs’ families, Rachna Bisht Rawat tells stories of extraordinary human courage, not just men in uniform but also those who loved them the most. With its gritty stories of incomparable bravery, Kargil is a tribute to the 527 young braves who gave up their lives for us and the many who were ready to do it too.

About the Author

Rachna Bisht-Rawat is a journalist and writer with more than twenty years of expertise. The political pioneer, Indian express, Deccan Herald, Outlook, Discover India and Femina are a couple of distributions that she has composed for. plus, a few sites like WWW.yourstory.com and Icon culture, a world examination and informatory organization. She has worked with papers just as Delhi early afternoon, the political pioneer, money related express, Indian express, Deccan Herald and furthermore the Hindu, has been attached with the Leicester Mercury inside the UK, provided details regarding the London cylinder impacts, TN Seshan’s political race crusade and furthermore the result of the Kargil war. She has written 5 books on the Indian Army, including 3 for Penguin Random House, one for the Assam Rifles and one particularisation the historical backdrop of her better half Lt col Manoj Rawat’s regiment – The 3 – a past filled with the tip-top three Engineer Regiment. She has additionally helped recorded as a hard copy the military unit history of The Fifth airborne, the Indian Army’s very beautified Para regiment, to that her late father brigadier B.S. Bisht, SM, VSM, and her sibling step Sameer Bisht, SM, belong.

Books by the Author

  1. The Brave – Param Vir Chakra Stories.
  2. 1965 – Five battles & Five heroes from the First Indo- Pak war.
  3. Shoot. Dive. Fly -21 stories of grit and valour from the Indian Army that introduce young people to an exciting and adventurous career.
  4. The Dreamcatchers – Stories of hope from the Assam Rifles of how they used compassion to fight a war that guns could never win.


Kargil Untold Stories from the War by Rachna Bisht Rawat