December 18, 2020 11:31:07 pm
The exploits of Indian soldiers, including how they captured Siachen glacier in 1984 or thwarted attempts by Japan to capture Kohima bridge in 1944, and the history of Gorkha soldiers were showcased Friday on the the opening day of fourth Military Literature Festival during a session ‘Clarion Call: Josh Aur Jasbah’.
During the virtual show, Major Bikramjeet and Aradhika, members of organising committee, informed that aim of the session is to highlight the sacrifices and bravery shown by our soldiers to motivate the youth to join the armed forces. Among others, documentaries on “Battle of Kohima”, “Operation Meghdoot”, “The legacy of the Gorkha soldier” and “The Rafale Aircraft” were showcased.
“The Battle of Kohima” detailed how during the second world war, the Japanese had attacked thrice to capture strategically important Kohima bridge, with the battle starting on April 4, 1944 and continuing till June 22. The soldiers of 4th Corps and the British soldiers, who were deputed in Imphal, had jointly given a befitting reply…