Yogender Singh Yadav is one of the three living recipients of the Param Vir Chakra.
There were only 14 Indian survivors in what is regarded as the bravest last stand during the war.
He displayed extreme gallantry in the UN operations during the civil war in Congo in 1961
Singh and his men fought till the very end to ward off three waves of strong Chinese attacks.
The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is the highest award one can receive in the Indian armed forces.
He died taking out enemy bunkers during the Indian Army’s campaign in Kashmir’s Tithwal secto
The young officer led several missions to capture important positions from Pakistani intruders
His bravery and road-clearing skills made him a valuable asset during the 1948 Kashmir operations
Arun Khetarpal, the hero of the Battle of Basantar, died fighting in the 1971 Indo-Pak War.
Sekhon showed amazing flying skills when Srinagar airport was attacked by Pakistani aircraft in 1
Armed with a recoilless gun (RCL), Abdul Hamid took out one Pakistani tank after the other