20 October in History


On 20 October 1962, after months of skirmishes between India and China; and tactical military manoeuvres by both sides along the border and disputed territories, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army launched two massive simultaneous attacks on India, around 1000 km apart, catching the Indian leadership and an under-prepared army largely off-guard. The twin attacks signalled the start of what is… Read More →

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