Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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The Month of Victory

The Month of Victory

Pak Atrocities: Following the launch of “Operation Searchlight” on 25 March 1971 by the Pakistan Army, thousands of innocent Bengalis were butchered in East Pakistan. Here rickshaw pullers lie shot dead by Pakistani troops on their way to Saidpur in Dinajpur.


 

Birth of the Bangladesh Air Force: The “Kilo' Flight” was the first fighting formation of a nascent Bangladesh Air Force raised during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War at Dimapur, Nagaland with the support of the Indian Air Force. Here, Sqn Ldr CM Singla, IAF, who trained the pilots of the “Kilo Flight”, and Flt Lt Badrul Alam, Bangladeshi pilot, in front of an Alouette helicopter painted in Bangladesh colours.