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The Heroic Last Stand Which Deserves to Be Mentioned in the Same Breath as Thermopylae

The last stand of 21 Sikh soldiers at Saragarhi is comparable with the Spartan defense at Thermopylae

Sikh Soldiers
Members of the 36th Sikh, the regiment which fought at Saragarhi. Image Source: British Army

The Battle of Thermopylae fought between Greeks led by 300 Spartans and the Persian Achaemenid Empire, has become a symbol of heroic last stands in…

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com