Chapter 9: Ceasefire and after

  Ever since the hostilities, the UN Security Council had been trying hard to end the…

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Chapter 7: The side-show in the South Western Sector

 

Chapter 8: The rest of the war (Sept 15th to 23rd)

  The last week of the war saw renewed efforts to capture more territory in the…

Chapter 4: The Reply – Air Battles of September 7th

  By the night of September 4th, there was no doubt that full scale war has…

Chapter 5: Missed Opportunity – War in the Eastern Sector

  The Pakistani nation after independence was divided in a unique position, geographically. Separated by nearly…

Chapter 6: The Lull – Air Operations (Sept 8th to 14th)

 

Chapter 3: Air Attack – Outbreak of the War (Sept 1-6th)

Operation GIBRALTER, as the Pakistanis called it, was a brilliant plan. It was the brainchild of…

Chapter 2: Preliminaries – The line up and Rann of Kutch

Following the defeat in the China war, the Indian Govt. gave a free hand for the…

Chapter 1: The IAF in the Preliminary Years

INTRODUCTION – THE IAF IN ITS PRELIMINARY YEARS The Indian Air Force (IAF) was officially born on 08 October 1932, when…