VIJAY DIWAS: 49 Years Ago, 93,000 Pakistani Soldiers Surrendered To India, Here’s top 10 facts

The 1971 Indo-Pak War was one of the defining moments in the history of the subcontinent which resulted in the formation of Bangladesh. On December 3, 1971 a war started and lasted for 13 days. However, the war officially ended on December 16, post which Pakistan surrendered to the Indian Armed forces. General AA Khan … Read more

How American-Made Pakistani F-104As Lost Out to India’s MiG-21s

The 1971 conflict is a case study in Soviet and American weapons going head-to-head. Even today the debate continues over why Pakistan lost that engagement. Was it due to tactics and numbers more than technology? In 1971 the first supersonic air combat over the Indian subcontinent was fought. Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21FLs squared off … Read more

Battle of Garibpur: How did Indian PT-76 tank defeat American tanks in Pakistan?

The Battle of Garibpur was a strategic battle in which the troops of 14 Punjab exhibited rare courage, grit and determination. It was the first main battle of the 1971 War, which was a significant military victory that blunted the enemy’s counter-attack capability. The extensive damage and heavy losses suffered in the first encounter left … Read more

American Hostage Rescued in West Africa in Daring Seal Team Six Raid

An American citizen who was abducted last week in Niger has been rescued during in a daring U.S. military raid in neighboring Nigeria, ABC News reported citing officials. According to the report, the U.S. citizen, identified as Philip Walton (27), was taken captive in Niger on Oct. 26 and rescued in a mission undertaken by the U.S. … Read more