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Hari Om Sharma


 The situation in Ladakh was tense.  The time was early summer of 1962.   The Chinese were publishing new maps every other day, pushing forward their claims on our territory.    We were not in a position to man the border in strength.   Krishna Menon, our new Raksha Mantri, had opted for a ‘Forward Posture’ in the sector.  Read the rest of this entry