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...
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Ghulam Azam
Ghulam Azam (Bengali: গোলাম আযম; 7 November 1922 – 23 October 2014) was a convicted Bangladeshi war criminal and politician who led the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh in the 1971 Bangladesh genocide w...
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Tank plinking
Tank plinking is a term that was given by pilots during the Gulf War to the practice of using precision-guided munitions to destroy artillery, armored personnel carriers, tanks, and other targets. As ...
Kuldip Singh Brar
Kuldip Singh Brar (born 1934) is a retired Indian Army officer, who was involved in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. He commanded Operation Blue Star against Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and pro-Khalist...
Aparajeyo Bangla
Aparajeyo Bangla (Bengali: অপরাজেয় বাংলা) is one of the most well known sculptures dedicated to the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. It is located in the campus of Dhaka University, just in fro...
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Rape during the Bangladesh Liberation War
During the 1971 Bangladesh war for independence, members of the Pakistani military and supporting Bihari and Razaker militias raped between two and four hundred thousand Bangladeshi women in a systema...
Rape during the Bangladesh Liberation War - Wikipedia
Jagjit Singh Aurora
Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora (Punjabi: ਜਗਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਅਰੋੜਾ; 13 February 1916 – 3 May 2005) was the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Eastern Command of the Indian Army durin...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 666
United Nations Security Council Resolution 666, adopted on September 13, 1990, after recalling resolutions 661 (1990) and 664 (1990) which discussed the humanitarian situation in Iraq and Kuwait and t...
Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes
The draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Formerly...
Operation Southern Watch
Operation Southern Watch was an military operation conducted by the United States Department of Defense. United States Central Command's Joint Task Force Southwest Asia (JTF-SWA) had the mission of mo...
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Nilima Ibrahim
Nilima Ibrahim (Bengali: নীলিমা ইব্রাহীম; 1921–2002) was an Indian, East Pakistani, and later Bangladeshi educationist, littérateur and social worker. She is well known for her scholarship on Beng...
1991 uprisings in Iraq
The 1991 uprisings in Iraq were a series of popular rebellions in northern and southern Iraq in March and April 1991 after the Gulf War. The mostly uncoordinated insurgency, often referred to as the S...
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Razakars (Pakistan)
The Razakar (Bengali: রাজাকার; Urdu: رضا کار‎, literally "volunteer") was the paramilitary force organized by the Pakistan Army in East Pakistan during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1...
Abu Osman Chowdhury
Abu Osman Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi war hero and freedom fighter. During the Bangladesh Liberation War, he served as Commander of Sector 8 of the Bangladesh Forces.
In 1971, Abu Osman Chowdhury w...
Ali Air Base
Imam Ali Air Base (ICAO: ORTL) is a military airbase located near Nasiriyah, Iraq. It is also known as Tallil Air Base. Until December 2011, the base was used by United States Armed Forces. It is g...
Order of battle of the Gulf War ground campaign
This is the order of battle for the ground campaign in the Gulf War between Coalition Forces and Iraqi Forces between 24–28 February 1991. The order that they are listed in are from west to east. Iraq...
Order of battle of the Gulf War ground campaign - Wikipedia
Sheikh Kamal
Sheikh Kamal(Bengali: শেখ কামাল) (August 5, 1949 - August 15, 1975) was the son of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding leader of Bangladesh. Sheikh Kamal, had completed his matriculation from Shah...
M. R. Akhtar Mukul
M. R. Akhtar Mukul (এম. আর. আখতার মুকুল) (1929–2004) was a Bengali author and journalist from Bangladesh; earned fame for Chorompotro, a radio programme from Shwadhin Bangla Betar Kendra.
Mukul s...