Military List Of Indo-Pak War of 1971 Battles

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List of every major Indo-Pak War of 1971 battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Indo-Pak War of 1971 battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Indo-Pak War of 1971, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Indo-Pak War of 1971 list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Indo-Pak War of 1971 battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List is made up of battles like Operation Trident and Operation Python.
Battle of Basantar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Indo-Pak War of 1971 Battles
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The Battle of Basantar or the Battle of Barapind was one of the vital battles fought as part of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 in the western sector of India. The Indian troops won a hard fought battle that secured this area in the Punjab/Jammu sector. The name Battle of Basantar actually encompasses the entire gamut of battles and skirmishes fought in the Shakargarh sector. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: India

Part of: Indo-Pak War of 1971

Combatants: Pakistan, India

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Battle of Boyra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Indo-Pak War of 1971 Battles
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The Battle of Boyra, on 22 November 1971, was an aerial interception fought between the Indian Airforce and intruding Pakistani Air Force jets that inadvertently crossed into Indian Airspace while performing a close air support mission against the Mukti Bahini, the Bengali Guerrilla freedom fighters, and a Battalion size detachment of the Indian Army which were fighting in the Battle of Garibpur against the Pakistani Armed Forces as part of the Bangladesh Liberation War. This battle is significant as it was the first engagement between the Air Forces of India and Pakistan during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. It is seen as a culmination of the Battle of Garibpur in which the Mitro ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: East Pakistan

Part of: Indo-Pak War of 1971

Combatants: Pakistan, India

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Battle of Chamb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Indo-Pak War of 1971 Battles
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Battle of Chamb

The Battle of Chamb of 1971 stands out as the finest display of an offensive battle in the Indo-Pak operational scenario. It was this battle which sustained the morale of the army in West Pakistan. The Pakistan Army invaded Chamb on the role model of the Battle of Chamb. The Pakistan Army's primary objective was to capture the town of Chamb and surrounding areas which had strategic importance for both Pakistan and India. Previously, in 1965, the Pakistani Army was able to reach further beyond Chamb and was threatening Akhnur, a vital medium-sized town. India had made substantial progress in the Hajipir pass area in 1965, a key strategic location which the Pakistani Army had captured at the ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Bhimber, Pakistan

Part of: Indo-Pak War of 1971

Combatants: Pakistan, India

Battle of Garibpur is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Indo-Pak War of 1971 Battles
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The Battle of Garibpur was fought between Pakistan and Mukti Bahini on 20–21 November 1971. The Indian Armed Forces joined the Mukti Bahini on 3 December 1971, creating the alliance named Mitro Bahini. The battle was a part of Bangladesh liberation war. An intimately entangled part of this battle is the air battle over the Boyra Salient, the actual Battle of Boyra where the Mitro Bahini successfully engaged and destroyed strike elements of the Pakistan Air Force. The battle took place prior to the start of hostilities in the western front of India. The Mitro Bahini defeated Pakistan Army in the battle thus capturing key areas and severely denting Pakistani morale. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Bangladesh

Part of: Bangladesh Liberation War, Indo-Pak War of 1971

Combatants: Pakistan, India

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