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Saragarhi: The Forgotten Battle [Kindle Edition]

Jay Singh-Sohal
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Book Description

On 12th September 1897, 21 Sikh soldiers from 36th Sikh Regiment held the small post of Saragarhi against the onslaught of 10,000 enemy tribesmen.

Fighting to the last, their gallant last stand cemented the reputation of the Sikhs as the bravest and most fearsome of British Indian soldiers.

This is the factual story of their heroism.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1481 KB
  • Print Length: 98 pages
  • Publisher: Dot Hyphen Publishers (11 Sept. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00F4KPSIK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #134,945 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Jay (or Jagjeet) is a British journalist and filmmaker.

Born and raised in Birmingham, Jay studied Politics and Social Policy before studying and working in the United States. He returned to complete post-graduate studies in Broadcast Journalism before embarking on a career in television.

Jay has worked as a reporter at ITV News, a specialist researcher for the BBC and currently as a television producer at Sky News.

His writing interests cover Sikh faith and identity and Anglo-Sikh history.

This includes the groundbreaking "Turbanology: Guide to Sikh Identity" which gives for the first time a full narrative of the evolution of the turban and it's relevance for Sikhs today.

Jay's new book "Saragarhi: The Forgotten Battle" explores the 1897 skirmish on the Samana, where 21 Sikh soldiers fought for Britain against the onslaught of 10,000 enemy tribesmen. It's a story retold for the first time utilising primary sources and never-before-published images.

Jay has a passion for politics and history and is a confident public speaker.

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5.0 out of 5 stars SUPERB - A MUST! 18 Dec. 2013
By Pyotr
Format:Paperback
In his superbly written and masterfully told book 'Saragarhi: The Forgotten Battle', author Jay Singh Sohal beautifully and unforgetably evokes the unprecedented heroism of 21 Sikh soldiers in one of history's most epic last stands.
Firmly grounded in the author's own, solid historical research and expertly conveying to contemporary audiences the enduring relevance of Saragarhi, Singh-Sohal's book also sheds important light on those most admirable tenets of Sikhism which made this unparallelled and all too little known feat of heroism at all possible.
A worthy tribute to the 21, 'Saragarhi: The Forgotten Battle' in many ways is an indespensable book and cannot be recommended enough!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Saragahi: The Forgotten Battle 16 Dec. 2013
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As an author of several books on Sikh military traditions, I commend Jay Singh Sohal on well researched book on a great landmark on Sikh Chivalry.
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