KUKRI HISTORY & HERITAGE.
BRIEF NOTES ON
GORKHALI / GURKHA / GORKHA
The GORKHAS of the INDIAN ARMY,
Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw with a Sikh officer and Gorkha rifleman.
GORKHA MILITARY HISTORY
(Indian Army, Post 1947).
Battles & conflicts involving the Indian Army, post 1947 when Gurkha Rifles were split between
Great Britain (Gurkha Rifles: 2 GR/ 6 GR/ 7 GR/ 10 GR)
India (Gorkha Rifles:1 GR/ 3 GR/ 4 GR/ 5 GR/ 9 GR/ 11 GR).
The Assam Rifles and several other Regiments of the Indian Armed Forces recruit a large number of Gorkhas as well.
1947- 48 Indo-Pakistani War of 1947
1960 – 64: Congo Crisis
1962: Sino-Indian War of 1962
1999: Kargil War