In the early hours of February 15, we discovered the loss of one of the very few remaining links we had with an era gone by. And the outrage grows when you don’t even know how and why it so happened! A private security guard, led by the incessant barking of stray dogs, stumbled upon the dumped body of Group Captain (retd) CGI Philip in a wasteland in Pune.
The 89-year-old veteran of World War II, shoulder-to-shoulder with the Americans and British, pounded the hapless Japanese out of Burma in 1945. He left the service in 1970. I had good fortune of interacting with relatives, former colleagues and friends of the departed soul only to realise the misfortune of not ever having interacted with the man himself. Please take a look at the exclusive news report cum tribute on his death and the questions surrounding: http://www.timesnow.tv/videoshow/4396189.cms