Comic Book Heroes
Capt Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra
Volunteered to join a team that recaptured a peak from Pakistani soldiers during the Kargil war in July 1999. Shot dead trying to rescue injured junior officer. Killed five enemy soldiers in hand-to-hand combat.
Col N.J. Nair, Ashok Chakra
Led attack against 100 armed Naga insurgents who ambushed army convoy in Mokokchung in December 1993; showed exceptional bravery.