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Air Commodore Zafar "Mitty" Masud's career was remarkable.

from setting an aerobatics world record, to getting an HJ for the brilliant defence of Sargodha; only to lose his job when he dissented with the High Command over the conduct of Operation Searchlight.

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Sepoy Wakil Shah, an Azad Kashmir Regular Force trooper who was awarded the Tamgha-e-Jurat for successfully repulsing an attack by the 7ᵗʰ Sikh Light Infantry, on the platoon locality of Chitti Batti aka Point 10944, in the Bedori sector, on 4/5ᵗʰ December 1971. https://t.co/UiiDxk2pXU
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Footage captured by Flight Lieutenant Imtiaz Bhatti’s gun-camera on 1 September 1965 of Squadron Leader Sarfraz Ahmed Rafiqui reacting to Bhatti’s ‘break’ call near the River Tawi at the foothills of the Parmandal Range after he had shot down two Vampires.

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an oft-seen photograph of pakistani 'topchis' inspecting captured 25-pounder guns of the Indian 161 Field Regiment, at Jaurian.

the commander of the Akhnoor-based "Crossed Swords" Division was sacked by LTG Harbaksh Singh for not retrieving the guns; replaced by MG Umrao Singh. https://t.co/FeA2st3koU
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ACM Abbas Khattak ready for the flypast; accompanied by the OC 11 Sqn "Arrows"

a prominent pilot of the 19 Sqn of Pathankot '65 fame, Khattak also led two important strike missions in April 1971, in East Pakistan, as the SS Group cleared Bhairab Bridge and Patuakhali. https://t.co/ydbeQllXvB
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ACM Abbas Khattak ready for the flypast; accompanied by the OC 11 Sqn "Arrows"

a prominent pilot of the 19 Sqn of Pathankot '65 fame, Khattak also led two important strike missions in April 1971, in East Pakistan, as the SS Group cleared Bhairab Bridge and Patuakhali. https://t.co/ydbeQllXvB
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Air Commodore Rizwanullah Khan, standing beside him in the photograph, died alongwith ACM Mushaf Ali Mir, when their Fokker crashed at Kohat, in February 2003.
 

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