Machine guns have been one of the most important weapons available to infantry units since the First World War. Even in the era of the automatic rifle, the belt-fed firepower of the machine gun is still of critical importance to foot soldiers. This is especially the case in the rough terrain where India and Pakistan do most of their brushfire fighting, as these places are poorly suited to tanks, artillery, and even bombing.
This hill station is away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and is covered by the thick oak and blue pine trees through which one can enjoy the natural beauty of the hill station. It is the only place other than Mussoorie which is counted among the regular tourist destination. Lansdowne tourism offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty and explore the mountain ranges that surround the valley. The best time to visit Lansdowne is from March to October.
Suddenly, 180 million people are forced to come to terms with the possibility that their armed forces might not be as awesome as they thought. The incidents imply that the army is ineffective, incapable and inefficient. The army is not infallible and is not top notch. In a world where the army is the only thing in Pakistan that is reliable and true, this is a fundamental shock to the nation’s value system.
Lansdowne was founded in1887 by Lord Lansdowne. The hill station is named after him only. Attracted by its natural beauty, earlier the Britishers used to come here to spend some time and made it the cantonment center. Today the famous Garhwal rifles of the Join Indian Army has its command office here.
Cyprus holidays – Cyprus is the number 2 holiday destination for us Brits. On average, 400,000 of us search for Cyprus holidays online every month. Yes! Every Month! No wonder I’ve been to Cyprus twice myself. In Cyprus, most popular spots are Limassol and Paphos – Paphos is full of ancient sites as old as 4th century BC, lies in the southwest of Cyprus and is a world heritage site by UNESCO. Limassol is the capital of southern Cyprus and is a popular shopping destination.
Agra is an old Mughal city famous for Mughal culture, art and architectures. Taj Mahal is the pride of Agra. Many tourists come in Agra to see the epitome of love and romance. Taj Mahal looks stunning at the side of Yamuna. Besides Taj Mahal Agra is also famous for Agra Fort, Sikandra, Baby Taj, Fatehpur Sikri, Jama Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Marble Handicrafts Museum, Anguri Bagh, Akbar’s the Great Tomb, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaja, Panch Mahal in Fatehpur Sikri are some very important places ion Agra.
But then the question remains why had so many soldiers have to die in this campaign of 53 days. There are no answers except that war is war and no quarter given and none expected. It is the call to arms and duty.