Indo Pak War, 1965 - Informative & researched article on Indo Pak War, 1965
  Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articles History of India


in  
Art & Culture | Entertainment | Health | Reference | Sports | Society | Travel
Forum  | RSS Feeds  | Free E-magazine
History of India : Sources of History of India l Ancient History of India l Medieval History of India l Modern History Of India l Indian Historical Dynasties l Indian Battles l Indian Rulers l History of India l Indian Freedom Struggle l Indian Governor- Generals l British Indian Acts l Post Independence India
Home > Reference > History of India > Modern History Of India > Indo-Pak Wars > Indo Pak War, 1965
Indo Pak War, 1965
This war was against the Pakistani forces on 1 September 1965 the Chamb sector was attacked by the Pakistanis.

1965 Indo Pak War Tension between India and Pakistan had progressively escalated over the years, culminating on 1 September 1965 in a massive attack in the Chhamb sector by Pakistani forces. Possessing the plan in having chosen the time and place to strike and enjoying devastating numerical advantage in the sector in both armour and troops, Pakistan posed a grave threat to Indian forces on the ground and so, in response to urgent requests for air strikes against Pakistani armour advancing in the Chhamb-Jaurian secto.

Vampire FBMk.52s of No. 45 Squadron, at the time undergoing operational training at a forward base, mounted their first sorties at 17:45 hours on the first day of the conflict, and on their heels came the Mysteries of Nos.3 and 31 Squadrons operating from Pathankot. The Pakistani armored power was spread out. IAF Gnats proved their mettle in shooting down PAF Sabres in this sector, the first of airborne victories being rough by Nos. 23 and 9 Squadrons. Rapidly growing, full-scale warfare broke out on 6 September all along the international border between West Pakistan and India.

  More Articles in Indo-Pak Wars
 
Indo Pak War, 1965 Indo- Pak War, 1971  
(Last Updated on : 28/01/2009)
Recently Updated Articles in History of India
  • Ashokan Dhamma
    Ashokan Dhamma was the most discussed religious policy ever adopted by King Ashoka. Ashokan Dhamma disseminated teachings and knowledge of the Buddhist scriptures.
  •  
  • Battle of Plassey
    Battle of Plassey was fought between Siraj Ud Daulah and Lord Clive that marked the establishment of British East India Company.
  •  
  • Viceroys of India
    Viceroys of India played a vital part in influencing the future of India and the Indian people. Several Viceroys have taken the office until Indian independence.
  •  
  • Third Battle of Panipat
    Third Battle of Panipat took place between the Afghans and the Marathas in which Marathas were defeated.
  •  
    E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
    Forum
    Forum on History of India

    Free E-magazine
    Subscribe to Free
    E-Magazine on Indian Crafts
     
     
    Indo Pak War, 1965 - Informative & researched article on Indo Pak War, 1965
    Sitemap
    Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
    Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of Jupiter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd.