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General Sagat Singh: The Real Hero of the 1971 War
'A great General who had become a legend in his lifetime.''India will not see the likes of Sagat Singh again.'Prakash Bhandari salutes the memory of the military genius who captured Dacca in the......
When Pakistan SURRENDERED to India
'There was plenty of pushing, pulling and jostling going on as everyone wanted to see what was going on at the table.' IMAGE: 4.32 pm, December 16, 1971. Lieutenant General A A K Niazi, 2.,......
'We helped the army tighten the noose around Dacca'
'As we finished the operations on 15th December, the word was already in that the Pakistanis were capitulating and some kind of peace and surrender was in the offing.' IMAGE: An Indian Air Force......
'The boys were so fired up to fight the enemy'
'One of the bullets grazed General Sagat's hand and one injured Flying Officer Sidhu in the leg.''The helicopter was quickly flown back to Agartala and after landing they found that the aircraft......
How IAF choppers helped General Sagat liberate Bangladesh
The retreating Pakistani troops were heading towards Dacca and they had to be stopped at all costs.The Eastern Army Commander, in his orders to General Sagat Singh, had reiterated that he did not......
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