Turning Points in Indian Freedom Struggle
Hon’ble Member of Parliament Smt. Bhavana .P.Gawali, Respected Principals Mr Joseph Lincoln and Ms Marriot Nelson, other distinguished guests, teachers and dear friends,
On the occasion of 65th anniversary of India’s Independence, I would like to speak on the...
Five springs ago I, with many Sioux Indians, took down and packed up our tipis and moved from Cheyenne river to the Rosebud river, where we camped a few days; then took down and packed up our lodges and moved to the Little Bighorn river and pitched our lodges with the large camp of Sioux.
Indian Freedom Struggle (1857-1947)
In ancient times, people from all over the world were keen to come to India. The Aryans came from Central Europe and settled down in India.The Persians followed by the Iranians and Parsis immigrated to India. Then came the Moghuls and they too settled down permanently...
Pakistan in 1965. When the Pakis invaded Jammu and Kashmir in 1965, he took the battle to the enemy’s camp by capturing Lahore. Unfortunately like many Indians before and after him, the gains made by our jawans were bartered away on the negotiating table, invariably for nothing in return. Our magnanimity of...
How the U.S Was Won
America is known as the land of the free, and home of the brave, but that was not always the terms of its existence. America started off like any other country, poor, in debt, and under another countries rule. Luckily, the country that they...
India Gate is constructed as a memorial and was built in the memory of 90,000 soldiers who laid down their lives during World War I the Afghan Wars .The India Gate today also houses the Indian Army's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Amar Jawan Jyoti. It is today one of the most famous monuments in Delhi...
Indian rebellion of 1857.
Brutal execution of Indian soldiers who participated in the Indian rebellion of 1857 by British cannons
1857–1858 was a period of armed uprising and rebellions in mostly northern and central India against British colonial rule on the subcontinent. The war brought about the...
Strong Hearted and Brave
“I wish it to be remembered that I was the last man of my tribe to surrender my rifle.” Chief Sitting Bull is one of the most well known Native Americans to this day. He was known for fighting bravely for his people. He died while fighting off white soldiers that were forcing...
Captain Paul J. Matthews founded the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in the year 2000. This is the only museum dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the African-American soldier, in the United States of America. Captain Paul has dedicated himself to find original items to show everyone...
In 331 BC, Alexander’s army of an estimated 47,000 (according to Arrian) stood before the army of Darius of an estimated 1,040,000 soldiers (according to Arrian). Alexander’s military genius and the discipline King Philip had given to his army, were the key tactics Alexander had in order...
followers were apprehended and brought to the U.S
Army Camp at Wounded Knee Creek in southwestern South Dakota.
Moving among the tipis, soldiers lifted women's dresses and
touched their private parts, ripping from them essential cooking and
sewing utensils. The men sitting in the council...
“Bravest of the the Brave ,most generous of generous , never had a country more faithful friends than you.Sir Ralph Turner MC,3rd Queen Alexander’s Own Gurkha Rifles .1931
Better dead than a live coward . Gurkha prove.
The name “Gurkha ” comes from the hill town of the gorkha from which...
WW2 War Veteran Casualty Details
I went to the Chester war memorial to find the name of my soldier to research on the commonwealth war graves website.
Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Royal Air Force Volunteer...
occasion. Indian Prime minister with other ministers and chiefs of armed forces also arrive at Rajpath. With the arrival of Indian President and foreign chief guest, the national flag furls sky high.
The bravery awards are distributed to brave soldiers, martyrs, brave citizens and brave children....
Fairfax clan, who promoted his career as a surveyor and soldier. Strong, brave, eager for combat and a natural leader, young Washington quickly became a senior officer of the colonial forces, 1754–58, during the first stages of the French and Indian War. Indeed, his rash actions helped precipitate the war...
that will hereafter create the future national army of Free India. Every Indian must feel proud that this Army, his own Army, has been organized entirely under Indian leadership and that when the historic moment arrives, under Indian leadership it will go to battle.
There are people who thought at one...
to take the band to their camp on Wounded Knee Creek. Big Foot replied that they were going that way, to Pine Ridge. The major wanted to disarm the Indians right then but was dissuaded by his scout John Shangreau, in order to avoid a fight on the spot. They agreed to wait to undertake this until they reached...
I interviewed Doctor Jassat and after doing the interview I realised that anybody can make difference. Whether you a male or female, Indian, black, coloured or white you can make difference.
Everyone that was involved in making South Africa a better place, did make a difference even if...
Berkay Ozcan Sunday, November 15, 2009
The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
During my visit to the Buffalo Soldiers Museum, I learned too many thinks about the history of the Buffalo Soldiers towards the development of the United States of America. This museum is the answer...
insistence of truth or truth force. “Ahimsa” is defined as the principle of nonviolence towards living things. These two concepts were the basis of Gandhi’s Indian Rights Movement. Gandhi believed that an individual who displayed the qualities of Satyagraha and ahimsa, along with having the right outlook on violence...
day that the Indian victory over Pakistan was complete. True to its character despite having to pay a heavy price for fighting a war within its territory, the Indian forces allowed the Pakistanis to return across the Line of Control (LoC). It was a gesture which depicted the great Indian tradition of...
The Battle of Little Big Horn: The Prelude to Disaster
It is hard to say how many years ago the Dakota Indians of the Northern Mississippi River began to spill over the Missouri in search of game, and became hostile toward the other tribes claiming the western country. Dakota was their traditional tribal...
forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood: never". ~ Albert Camus
This article records the extraordinary saga of one of our bravest-of-brave young officers; Lt Navdeep Singh, 15 MARATHA LI, who died in the early hours of 20 August 2011 so that the Tricolour would continue to fly proudly…over...
21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown, Virginia, and his brief association with the Virginia Indian girl Pocahontas during an altercation with the Powhatan...
9 March 2013
Wars on the Plains
The American Indian Wars was a name used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between American settlers or the federal government and the native peoples of North America, both before and after the American...
World War was vital in creating the ANZAC legend throughout the international stage and giving Australia as a country and their soldiers the appropriate image of being brave and courageous in the face of horrific conditions and a relentless enemy during their campaign. Other key factors contributing to...
helped to make him an important person in the beginning settlement of the New World. He was a brave and strong person who seemed to have little fear. He ran away from home when he was young and became a soldier in Europe and the Near East (Barbour). He thrived for excitement and adventure. During the...
War of 1812
1820's & 1830's
1880's & 1890's
World War I
Between World Wars
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Post-World War II
July 26, 1999 will go down in the annals of Indian history as a day when the determined Indian forces achieved a glorious victory over the retreating Pakistani Army. It was on this day that the Indian victory over Pakistan was complete. True to its character despite having to pay a heavy price for fighting...
are rumored to have never lost a single battle, marched more than 32,ooo km, defeated armies with much greater numbers, killed over 2oo,ooo enemy soldiers and 25o,ooo civilians and in little more than a decade he unified the divided and warring city states of Greece, Conquered the lands of turkey, Syria...