The Battles of Dograi and Batapore were fought just a few miles out of Lahore during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965. They were as much a victory for the 3rd Battalion of the Jat Regiment on the Indian side as they were a disaster for the Pakistani troops for 16th Battalion of Pakistan Punjab Regiment, which was wiped out. The first hand account of the battle of Dograi and Batapore brings forth one of the finest examples of the great warrior tradition of the Indian Army, and deserves to be read by all nation-loving Indians and others interested in war.
About the Author :
The author was born at Exeter, UK, on 28 November 1926, into an Anglo-Indian family of Irish Lineage, which has followed the profession of soldiering for so long that its members have fought in almost every battle fought by the Britsh, in all parts of the worl. Educated upto Senior Cambridge at Asansol and Bangalore he joined the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun on 20 januray 1947 and was commissiones into the Jat Regiment on 12 September 1948.