|Date of Birth:||-- --- --|
|Date Commissioned||01 Apr 1956||Course||68 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Jan 1986|
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|01 Jun 1977 - 13 Apr 1980||Wg Cdr||No.5 Squadron||Agra||Commanding Officer|
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|Sqn Ldr||Anil Kumar Bhadra||5114 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
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During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron Leader Anil Kumar Bhadra as Flight Commander of a Bomber Squadron carried out and led night bombing missions deep into enemy territory, attacking vital and heavily defended military targets. On one occasion, although he was subjected to heavy Ack Ack fire at a low altitude, he kept cool and continued with his attack and dropped his bombs on the target causing considerable damage.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Anil Kumar Bhadra displayed gallantry, determination and professional skill of a high order.
|Unit : 35 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|