The road from Rangoon

The 24th Mile: An Indian Doctor’s Heroism in War-Torn Burma by Tehmton S. Mistry. Published in 2021 by HarperCollins Publishers, A-75, Sector 57, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, 201301; website: Pp: xxii + 323. Price: Rs 599. The 24th Mile is the story of Dr Jehangir Anklesaria, his courage, heroism and self-sacrifice as rightly stated in the preface by both eminent lawyer Fali Nariman and Lt Gen Kuldip Singh Brar, an Indian Army veteran of the 1967 Sino-Indian and 1971 Indo-Pakistan wars. The book has a foreword by the highly respected physician Dr Farokh Udwadia which summarizes the sacrifice and selfless contribution towards......

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