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Battle of Pt 4875

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Year 1999
Battle of Pt 4875 Battle of Pt 4875

In one of the fiercest battles during Operation Vijay in 1999, Pakistani intruders were successfully evicted from Point 4875 in Mushkoh Valley of Kargil area by the soldiers of Indian Army. In this battle, troops of 13 JAK RIF, advanced along a steep mountain at an altitude over 15000 feet against heavy enemy fire from automatic weapons and killed the intruders in hand-to-hand combat. Indian troops were awarded two Param Vir Chakras and five Vir Chakras in this battle.

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Somnath Sharma

MajorSomnath Sharma

Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)03 Nov, 1947

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Jadunath Singh

NaikJadunath Singh

Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)06 Feb, 1948

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Rama Raghoba Rane

Second LieutenantRama Raghoba Rane

Param Vir Chakra08 Apr, 1948

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Piru Singh

Company Havildar MajorPiru Singh

Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)18 Jul, 1948

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