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120 Indian Jawans Vs 5K Chinese Army

120 Indian Jawans 5K Chinese Army

Today, we bring you the story of a battle from 1962. The battle of Rezang La.

November 18, 1962 - 120 soldiers of the 13 Kumaon, were guarding the Chushul Airfield, Ladakh. 3:30 AM over 5,000 Chinese soldiers attacked. The Chinese were backed by heavy artillery. The Indians had no back-up.
battle of Rezang La

The first wave of Chinese soldiers attacked. They met a crushing defeat. The second wave of Chinese soldiers attacked. They me the same fate. The third wave of Chinese soldiers attacked. By then, the ammunition of the Indian soldiers was over. So they charged at the enemy with bare hands.

That day 120 brave Indian Soldiers of the 13th Kumaon, killed over 1300 Chinese Soldiers and defended India till the last breath.

The company was awarded 4 Sena Medals, 5 Veer Chakras. Company Commander, Major Shaitan Singh was awarded the Param Vir Chakra. Remembering the real heroes. Jai Hind.