Saragarhi: The Forgotten Battle by Jay Singh-Sohal

By Jay Singh-Sohal

On twelfth September 1897, 21 Sikh squaddies from thirty sixth Sikh Regiment held the small submit of Saragarhi opposed to the onslaught of 10,000 enemy tribesmen.

Fighting to the final, their gallant final stand cemented the recognition of the Sikhs because the bravest and so much fearsome of British Indian soldiers.

This is the actual tale in their heroism.

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