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HISTORY IN DATES

Key Milestones

14 Days War Between India and Pakistan resulted in India's Victory And Liberation of Bangladesh

PROVOCATION BY PAKISTAN

03 December 1971
Pre emptive strikes by PAF aircraft on Indian Air Bases.

INDIAN FORCES RESPOND

04 December 1971
IAF attacks enemy airfields and radar station. IAF aircrafts bombs Karachi harbour and set fire to Bulk Petroleum installation. Navy launches OP Trident and attack Karachi harbour sinks three enemy ships.

BATTLE OF LONGEWALA

05 December 1971
IAF Hunters rout Pakistani armoured offensive 27 enemy tanks were destroyed and 10 damaged along with scores of trucks on the sands of Longewala

OPS AT SYLHET

07 December 1971
Special helibore operation commence to transport troop to Sylhet over rivers and rivulets in east Pakistan between 07 to 15 Dec.

SINKING OF GHAZI

09 December 1971
Naval Headquarters announces sinking of Pakistani submarine Ghazi on night of 3/4 December

PARA DROP AT TANGAIL

11 December 1971
Para drop of para battalion group north of Thangail by 48 Transport air crafts of IAF 

ATTACK AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE

14 December 1971
4 MiG-21s & 4 Hunters carried out rocket attack on Governor's house East Pakistan.

VIJAY DIWAS

16 December 1971
3 Arms of India's Defence shattered the morale resulting in victory of India.
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