Monthly Archives: May 2010

Hectic Days in Halwara-10: The War Limps Along in the West

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As I had noted earlier,   the war was steadily taking the shape of an exercise.   On the night of 6th December, the feeling of relief amongst the aircrew on the station was quite palpable.    After dinner, I switched on the small transistor at the BADC tuned to Radio Pakistan Lahore.   Read the rest of this entry

Hectic Days in Halwara-9: On to Day Three

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The battle on the ground and air seemed to go quite according to our plans.   Pakistan had been made to commence the operations and our response from the air was quite overwhelming.    The land forces had planned to blunt any Pakistani advance and it seemed that their plan was working too.  Read the rest of this entry