War Gallery & Trophies

Army related

Pakistani gunners are giving an expert look-over to captured Indian field guns. The Indians left enough pieces in Chamb area alone to equip two Field Regiments. (1965 War)  

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

An operational tank squadron of the Pakistan army equipped with the Indian tanks (French-built AMXs) captured in the Chamb battle, out on manoeuvres. (1965 War) 

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

A captured Indian AMX tank in the hands of Pakistani tanksmen. (1965 War) 

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

Infantry soldiers taking positions on the bank of a water obstacle. (1965 War) 

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

Pakistani soldier at BRB canal. (1965 War) 

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

Khem Karan, the Indian market town, was the place from where Indians were to launch their thrust on Kasur and then on to Lahore. The milestone in the picture with Pakistani soldiers in the background in an eloquent footnote to India's defeated ambitions. (1965 War)

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

Pakistani troops in action: A dramatic picture of tank infantry assault on the Lahore front. (1965 War)

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

In clouds of dust, Pakistani tank and infantry soldiers are moving forward to join the action. (1965 War)  

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

With smile bursting through their dust-coated faces, these Pakistani infantrymen are dashing towards the front. (1965 War)  

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

Indian prisoners of war are cheering their favourites in the three-legged race in one of the camp's sports meets. (1965 War)

[Pictures Courtesy: ISPR]

Three Indian Army tanks (Centurian, Sherman and an AMX-13) captured during the 1965 war on display at Pakistan Army Museum Rawalpindi.

[Pictures Courtesy: Abbas Ali]

A Pakistan Army jeep with a recoilless rifle on top in a defensive position. The trench is interconnected with others on the side that are partially covered with trampalines - 'Rann of Kutch' crisis 1965.

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

Pakistani soldiers marching forward. In the still air of Rann of Kutch, where trucks can be heard for miles, going on foot was the preferred option for both sides during the conflict - 'Rann of Kutch' crisis 1965.

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

A Pakistani soldier battles strong gusts and harsh weather in the Kutch - 'Rann of Kutch' crisis 1965.

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

 

Pakistani AA unit speeds into position to set up against raids by IAF jets across the ceasefire line in Kashmir - 1965.

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

War of 1965, battle of Badiana. Pakistan Army 14 Para brigade, 'R' group in Bandiana area - 1965 War.
 

[Pictures Courtesy: Shoaib Mohammad Sultan]

A Pakistan Army 106mm recoilless rifle positon - 1965 war.

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

Pakistan Army soldier stands next to a burnt-out Indian anti-tank gun - 1965 War. 

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

A close-up of AMX-13 tank left behind by India at Jaurian - September 1965.

[Copyright: PA via Usman Shabbir]

A party of journalists examining a Centurian tank left behind by Indians near Chawinda - September 1965.

[Copyright: PA via Usman Shabbir]

 

People flock to see captured Indian armour in Lahore - September 1965.

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Indian Centurian tank being examined by journalists near Chawinda - September 1965.

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A captured Indian AMX-13 tank - 1965 war.

[Picture Courtesy: Mohammed Ali]

Two captured Indian AMX-13 tanks with Pakistani soldiers - September 1965.

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Jeep left behind by Indian Maj Gen Prasad at Lahore front - September 1965.

[Copyright: PA via Usman Shabbir]

An old villager appears to be quite amused as he is initiated into the mysteries of this AMX-13 tank left in Chamb area by the fleeing Indian Army.

[Copyright: PA via Usman Shabbir]

A AMX-13 tank, jeep and a truck left in the river Tawi by the retreating Indian Army - September 1965.

[Copyright: PA via Usman Shabbir]

A kid makes a Victory sign standing on a captured Indian AMX-13 tank on display some where in Pakistan.

[Copyright: Mohammad Ali]

Pakistani soldiers over running enemy position in Sulemanki sector during the 1971 war. 

[Copyright: PA via Usman Shabbir]

Some of the Indian Army Officers captured by 6 FF regiment during the 1971 War.

[Copyright: Lt. Col. Ishfaq Hussain]

A knocked-out Indian tank in the Sulemanki sector - December 1971.

[Copyright: PA via Jagan Pillarisetti]

Navy related

The destroyer PNS Jahangir closes the firgate PNS Tippu Sultan at high speed for transfer of operation orders of 'Operation Somnath' during 1965 war.

[Copyright: PN via Usman Shabbir]

A proud sailor stands guard on the brow of PNS/M Ghazi shortly after her return from war patrol in 1965 war. 

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PNS Rajshahi arrives at the naval berths in Dockyard Karachi after breaking-out from Indian Naval Blockade of Chitagong during 1971 war.

[Copyright: PN via Usman Shabbir]

A column of destroyers led by the cruiser PNS Babur executing a manoeuvre during the 1971 war.

[Copyright: PN via Usman Shabbir]

PNS/M Hangor (S-131) sails for her deployment area during the 1971 war. Note the pennant numbers painted off from the sail. 

[Copyright: PN via Usman Shabbir]

Air Force related

No. 26 Sqn pilots photographed at Peshawar Air Base during the 1971 war. From left-to-right, Pervez Mirza, Flt Lt Salim Baig Mirza, unknown, Flt Lt Amjad Enderabi, Flt Lt Rahim Yousufzai, Shafqat and Flt Lt H K Dotani.

[Picture Coutesy:  DPR, PAF]

Indian Air Force Ouragan aircraft after being forced down by PAF fighters - 24 June 1965.

[Copyright: PAF via Usman Shabbir]

No 35 Wing in front of the C-130, leader Zahid Butt 14th from left -1965.

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Wreckage of one of four Indian Vampire aircrafts, which were shot down on 1 September 1965.

[Copyright: PAF via Usman Shabbir]

H-43 crews who executed vital airlift for Pak Army in Haji Pir Pass area - 3 to 8 September 1965.

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IAF Gnat which surrendered and landed at Pasrur - 3 September 1965.

[Copyright: PAF via Usman Shabbir]

Four PAF F-86F fighter-bombers return from an interdiction mission - September 1965.

[Copyright: PAF via Usman Shabbir]

No 19 Squadron pilots who struck Pathankot on 6 September 1965, with squadron commander 'Nosey' Haider standing third from right. 

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No 31 Wing with leader 'Bill' Latif, middle row centre -1965.   

[Copyright: PAF via Usman Shabbir]

Sargodha combat crews between the two wars. Aircraft L to R: F-104, Mirage-III, F-6 and RT-33.

[Copyright: PAF via Usman Shabbir]

Three supersonic aircraft types of PAF that participated in the 1971 war. F-6 leds a F-104 and a Mirage-IIIEP. 

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Air Cdre Patrick. D. Callaghan at the wreckage of an Indian Su-7 shot down near Sargodha in 1971. Callaghan was then the PAF Chief Inspector. He held among other responsibilities, in charge of the verification of Pakistani claims of enemy airplane kills. 

[Copyright: Mansoor Shah]