In The Nick of Time Saving Kashmir Valley 1947-48

In The Nick of Time Saving Kashmir Valley 1947-48
  • Rs.1,399.00 Rs.1,495.00
  • Author:- SM Col Ajay K Raina
  • Publisher:- Sabre & Quill Publishers
  • Cover Type:- Hard Bound with Dust Cover
  • Part of series:- 1947-48 Indo-Pak conflict covered in a series of five books
  • Print length:- 471 pages
  • Language:- English
  • Publication date:- 6 June 2023
  • Country of Origin ‏ :- ‎ India
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The situation in Kashmir Valley on 27 October 1947 had got out of hand and the administration had collapsed. The raiders, numbering in thousands, had reached Baramulla in the morning and but for a rag-tag force of handful remnants of State forces, nothing stood between the fanatics and the helpless population of Kashmir. By then, much of Western Kashmir had already been plundered. And it was the day of Eid! And suddenly, as if as a response to the prayers of the locals, angels started to touch down at the airfield just outside the city of Srinagar. Within the next few hours, a small force of braves had made contact with the enemy at Baramulla itself. Had there been any delay, even of a few hours, Srinagar airfield, the only link with the outside world, would have been lost! Yes, it had happened just in the nick of time and Kashmir got saved! Read on….

About the Author

Colonel Ajay K Raina, SM, is an Indian Army veteran and a military historian. He has authored 25 books, including a five-book series on the 1947-48 Conflict in Jammu & Kashmir. He is the founding Trustee of the Military History Research Foundation ®, which aims to enable military historians and authors to take their well-researched works to the public. The author can be contacted at

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