Soldier Mountaineer: The Colonel Who Got Siachen Glacier For India

January 3, 2017|
Soldier Mountaineer: The Colonel Who Got Siachen Glacier For India by N Kumar
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In the annuals of Indian Mountaineering Colonel Narinder Kumar, affectionately called 'Bull' by his friends due to his physical prowess, has played a highly significant role. Without him the history of Indian mountaineering would have been quite different. The author Colonel N N Bhatia along with inputs from Col Bull himself has endeavored to put across a compelling and absorbing account of the life and times of Narinder Kumar who took Indian mountaineering and mountaineering in the army to sublime heights. The appeal of 'Soldier Mountaineer' will surely stretch beyond the Army libraries to all adventure lovers in India and abroad.
Col Narinder Kumar was born on 8 Dec 1933, at Rawalpindi, now in Pakistan. He was commissioned in 1954 in the Kumaon Regiment, Indian Army. His mountaineering career started in 1958, as the expedition leader to Trishul. He reached 28,300 feet on Everest in 1960, when only one Indian - Tenzing Norgay and seven other mountaineers in the ...
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Title:Soldier Mountaineer: The Colonel Who Got Siachen Glacier For IndiaFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:244 pages, 9.35 X 6.25 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:244 pages, 9.35 X 6.25 X 0.8 inPublished:January 3, 2017Publisher:Vij Books IndiaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9385563556

ISBN - 13:9789385563553

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