Col Anil Bhat (retd)

Col Anil Bhat (retd)

About Col Anil Bhat (retd)

The writer is a strategic analyst and former spokesperson, Defence Ministry and Indian Army

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Fascinating stories of Indian war heroes

The book takes the reader on a remarkable journey from WW II through the conflicts of 1962, 1965 and 1971 to Operation Vijay (Kargil, 1999), that witnessed daring young officers leading from the front, and at great cost to life and limb vanquishing a well-entrenched enemy who had the tactical advantage of being well dug-in on steep-sloped…

Innovative and engaging true stories of valour

It was a war well planned and conducted in almost a Kautilyan/Chanakyan mode under the rule of the Congress, then headed by Indira Gandhi

A mind-boggling study of literary dialogue between the Asian giants

Chinese scholarship has picked up works written not only in Sanskrit and Hindi, but also in Bengali, Tamil, Urdu and English

War fiction which resembles fact

The novel is based on the life of a young army officer Lieutenant Bharat involved in operations against militants in Manipur followed by Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka during the period 1987-89

Xi’s China is a must-read book

The simple two-worded title of this book Xi’s China is hugely suggestive of the fact that it is the worst version of China in the world so far

A kaleidoscopic look at the Indian Armed Forces

Manthan means churning. This Hindi word can be applied to the Indian Armed Forces because they represent soldiers, sailors, and airmen from different parts of India

Know all about the environment-friendly vehicle of the future

This book Charging India: Developing E-Mobility Ecosystem explores various facets of this transition to e-mobility, looking at a macro level of India’s quest for 100 percent electric mobility

A military commanders’ meet that was packed with significance

The idea to hold the Combined Commanders’ Conference (CCC) at Kevadia, Gujarat is packed with a significance which strikes those aware of India’s post-Independence history, which was swept under the carpet

Indian Navy’s mega war game in the Indian Ocean Region

On October 20, 2020, India re-invited the Australian Navy after 2007 to join maritime exercise Malabar 2020, thereby completing the Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue)

Kargil 1999 and its relevance to the India-China LAC standoff

The first edition of Lt. Gen. Y M Bammi (retd) Kargil 1999: The impregnable conquered, with its 800-plus pages, annexures, maps and additional documents are the most widely compiled book on the intense actions/battles during Pakistan’s ambitious misadventure

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