Military history of Bangladesh
The military history of Bangladesh begins with the 1971 liberation war that led to the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. The Military of Bangladesh inherits much of its organisation and struct...
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Military coups in Bangladesh
Bangladesh has undergone several military coups since its independence from Pakistan in 1971. Two resulted in assassination of the heads of state.
The coup of 15 August 1975 was organized by junio...
British Indian Army
The British Indian Army, officially named just the Indian Army, was the principal army of India before independence from the United Kingdom in 1947. It was responsible for the defence of both British...
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Mukti Bahini
The Mukti Bahini (Bengali: মুক্তি বাহিনী meaning Liberation Army) were the guerrilla and regular armed forces of Bangladesh during the war of independence from Pakistan in 1971. It consisted of de...
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Assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
The assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (Bangabandhu) occurred on August 15, 1975. Mujibur Rahman was killed with most of his family members by a tiny group with powerful guns. He led a very simple...
Operation Searchlight
Operation Searchlight was a planned military operation carried out by the Pakistan Army to curb the Bengali nationalist movement in the erstwhile East Pakistan in March 1971. Ordered by the central g...
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Origins of the Bangladesh Army
Origins of the Bangladesh Army is a book written by Sabir Abdus Samee. It is a military history book discussing the Military history from 1757 to 2009.Sabir Abdus Samee’s work Origins of the Banglades...
Origins of the Bangladesh Army - Wikipedia
Gulf War
The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991), for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia a...
Gulf War - Wikipedia
Kader Siddique
Kader Siddiqui (Bengali: কাদের সিদ্দিকী, born 1948 Tangail) often hailed as Bagha (Tiger) Kader or Bongo Bir (Hero of Bengal) is one of the most famous fighters and organizers of the Bangladesh Li...
10-Truck Arms and Ammunition Haul in Chittagong
The incident of the 10-Truck Arms and Ammunition Haul took place in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on the night of 1 April 2004, when police and Coast Guard interrupted the loading of 10 trucks and seized ex...
Army of India
The Army of India consisted of both the Indian Army and the British Army in India between 1903 and 1947. Lord Kitchener was appointed Commander-in-Chief, India between 1902 and 1909. He instituted lar...
Evolution of Pakistan Eastern Command plan
The Eastern Military High Command of the Pakistan Armed Forces was a field-level military command headed by an appointed senior 3-star officer, who was designated the Unified Commander of the Eastern ...
Evolution of Pakistan Eastern Command plan - Wikipedia
Hemayet Uddin
Hemayet Uddin (Bengali: হেমায়েত উদ্দীন), more widely known by his first name Hemayet (born 3 December 1941), was a famous Bangladeshi militia leader and freedom fighter in the 1971 Liberation War...
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List of sectors in Bangladesh Liberation War
During the Bangladesh Liberation War the Bangladesh Forces, military component of the Mukti Bahini, were divided within the geographical area of Bangladesh into eleven sectors. Each had a sector comma...
List of sectors in Bangladesh Liberation War - Wikipedia
Afsar Bahini
Afsar Bahini (also known as Afsar Battalion) was a sub group within Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War. Major Afsaruddin Ahmed organized independence fighters in Mymensingh to form thi...