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Official IAF Publications

The Indian Air Force had bought out Annual Souvenirs every Air Force Day starting from the Seventies or maybe earlier. These books have relevant articles and photographs from that particular year as well as historical accounts. Brochures and Souvenirs are also bought out during Color Presentation as well re-union events of Individual Units. Presented here are some of the Covers of the Publications and Books bought out by the Indian Air Force.

Air Force Day Souvenir Books



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Air Force Day Publication 1957 Air Force Day Publication 1978 - It was the year when ACM I H Latif took over from ACM Moolgavkar. Air Force Day Publication 1996: With this year The Air Force Day book was published in a new pictorial and glossy format. Air Force Day Publication 1997 : Highlights include several history articles by AM Sir TW Elmhirst, ACM Arjan Singh ,  Shorkot Air Strikes by AM V K Bhatia, and Longewala Story by AM M S Bawa
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Air Force Day Publication 1998: Included stories on Operation Cactus: Maldives Operation by Sqn Ldr A K Chordia and Siachen Glacier by Wg Cdr M Bahadur. Air Force Day Publication 1999 : The Kargil Year - several pictures of the Kargil operations. First person accounts by Wg Cdr A K Sinha and Flt Lt Nachiketa. A pull out with photos of Kargil Ops and Aircraft paintings

Air Force Day Publication 2000 : A Photo feature on the IAF detachment in Sierra Leone and a Pull out with Photographs of all IAF Wartime Martyrs from 1947-1999.

Air Force Day Publication 2001 : Really bad as far as the IAF brochures go. The only saving grace is a pullout with crests of IAF Squadrons and formations.

Other Books and Publications

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IAF Diamond Jubilee History Brochure
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IAF Diamond Jubilee Aircraft Paintings Brochure Su-30MKI induction Brochure of 20 Squadron Dated 27th Sept 2002 Ambala - history of the Oldest Airbase in the Indian Air Force Squadron

Other Books and Publications


Touching the Sky with Glory : India Book House.

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Sentinels of the Sky : Glimpses of the Indian Air Force -
published by Ritana Books
Rs 2000/-
ISBN 8185250286
Ceremonial Glimpses of the Indian Air Force - Published by Ritana Books Rs 2000/-

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