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fatman17

PDF THINK TANK: CONSULTANT
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Lance Havaldar Khaki Jan
Tamgha-e-Jurat
Guides Infantry
12 September 1965
Khem Karan, Tarn Taran

while commanding 'D' Company's 106mm RCL detachment, he knocked out 3 tanks of a Deccan Horse squadron spearheading the IA counterattack.

made the ultimate sacrifice in process. https://t.co/NPNhW7ms4l
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fatman17

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in memoriam,

Major Syed Naseem Haider Rizvi
Sitara-e-Jurat
14 Baloch
night 22/23 September 1965
Muhadipur, Sialkot

"it was one of the most determined infantry attacks by the Pakistan Army." - Mahmud Ahmed remarks, in his book on the war.

recommended for the Nishan-e-Haider. https://t.co/9nRsQoVa0D
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fatman17

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Havaldar Abdul Rehman
Tamgha-e-Jurat
36 LAA

at 0900 hrs, 22 September 1965, he shot down a Hawker Hunter in the Khem Karan sector.

the pilot was none other than Squadron Leader Kodendera "Nanda" Cariappa - son of Field Marshal KM Cariappa, the Indian Army's first native chief. https://t.co/mWgqxnABGO
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ghazi52

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Drigh Road

Present PAF Faisal Base, Karachi....

Good photo of Drigh Road Airfield showing Hurricanes, Vultee Vengeances and Harvards lined up awaiting delivery to various units in India.

Image is courtesy of the Imperial War Museums available under the IWM Non-Commerical Licence.
 

fatman17

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0330 hours
23 September 1965

ceasefire, ceasefire.

the war was over, but the battles would rage on till the year's end - be it at Sulaimanke, Rajasthan, Kalidhar, or Mendhar. https://t.co/tnEEfaWeLd
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fatman17

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the battles of claims and denials also continued.

pakistan and india would estimate 830 and 1333 killed in action respectively.

these figures would rise significantly as the weeks passed, with the missing remaining unacccounted for, and the wounded succumbing to their injuries. https://t.co/GoR8GZNtS6
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fatman17

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Chawinda : The Last Stand
A Tribute to Riflemen | An Ode to Gunners
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A small town became 'the pivot' in Shakargarh Bulge
Once a Lieut in Sialkot I was always on recce
back then this area was on fingertips
In 1965 it saw a huge tank battle
This thread however is not about tanks https://t.co/gpEkqpFrSC
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