Avinash Chikte

Retort In The East During The Bangladesh Liberation War In 1971

On 3rd December 1971, Pakistan Air Force launched a pre-emptive strike on seven Indian airfields in the west, hoping to cripple the IAF at the very beginning of that conflict. Curiously, the PAF did not attack our airfields in the east from their bases in East Pakistan. Either they were saving their resources, or our …

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