A Mundane Announcement about An Outstanding Event

Three or four News Agencies provided this rather prosaic notice about the launching of Major-General Kamal Gunaratne’s THE ROAD TO NANDIKADAL in early September; but ‘saved the day’ by deploying interesting snaps.

nkl-today Pic used by http://telo.org/?p=170018 

 September 4, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian: Security analysts are said to be keeping a close eye on the book ‘Road to Nandikadal’, true story of defeating Tamil Tigers by Major General Kamal Gunaratne, expected to be released after his retirement on September 5. The book will be released on September 6, a day after his retirement. The Sinhala and English versions of the book will be released on the same day. It is said that several incidents that occurred during the war including the killing of Velupillai Prabhkaran. Major General Gunaratne was the Commanding Officer of the 53 Division, that is believed to have killed the LTTE leader Prabhakaran.

fig-80-situ-map-2008-12-23-23-12-44 Situation Map –23 December 2008

This NOTE was repeated in 

aa-vp-lanak-information  Pic used by lankaguradinan

ALSO SEE

* http://sirasatv.lk/pathikada-06-09-16/ … Bandula Jayasekera Q and A with Kamal Gunaratna

aaaroad-to-nkl THE BOOK COVER

fig-82-situ-map-2009-03-22-00-59-52Situation Map 22 March 2009

22war-zone-late-april-icg Graphic Map compiled by International Crisis Group in late April 2009

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