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WAR IN THE HIGH HIMALAYA: THE INDIAN ARMY IN CRISIS 1962 D.K. Palit 1991 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By Palit, Major General D.K.
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India, 1991, 1st edition. 450 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. New.

Book examines the circumstances attending the Indian army's disastrous military campaign following China's invasion of India's Himalayan borders in 1962 are still little understood, due largely to restrictions placed by the Indian government on access to its official archives. This study examines the ad hoc nature of Indian decision-making at prime ministerial and cabinet levels, the army's operational and intelligence blunders and the over-reach of government into military responsibilities. Also looks at the role of the Army in the later conflict with Pakistan. 

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