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#LestWeForget On this date in 1962, at Rezang La, 114 Indian soldiers under Major Shaitan Singh, held back the Chinese, in one of the greatest last man stands ever in history. A tale of raw courage under fire, against all odds. On par with Thermopayle, Alamo.
In the annals of Indian Military history, Rezang La, would be mentioned in the same breath as other “to the last man standing” battles like Masada, Alamo, Charge of the Light Brigade and Thermopylae. Or Battle of Katherine Pass during WWII.
The 1962 India China war, an event that most of us would like to forget, one of the most ignominious chapters in the history of India, post Independence. China was seeking to assume leadership of the Afro Asian nations, and it saw India as a serious rival, .
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