Operation Eagle-Liberation war of Bangladesh. Indira Gandhi conferred Bangladesh’s highest State Honor.
The memorable foot journey through the forests of Chittagong Hill Tracts while evacuating battle wounded casualties of Indo-Pak War of 1971, and the unexpected encounter with a Chakma tribal youth who had needed help.
Lt General Jack Frederick Ralph Jacob,PVSM gets the credit for being the architect of surrender at Dacca during Indo-Pak War of 1971 that caused the Birth of Bangladesh.Apart from General Jacob,my Unit Adjutant, Captain Kurien is also a Jew.
The Indo-Pak War of 1971 is memorable because of Fallen Heroes on both sides. Wars cannot be won without human sacrifice. The Attacking Party and the Defending Party have to display Valor in the true Traditions of rendering Military Service.
During the Indo-Pak War of 1971, the Medical Officer belonging to the Indian Army Medical Corps had displayed Courage while operating inside the enemy territory and in the face of enemy action. Being a Combatant, the Gallantry displayed by the AMC Officer deserves proper recognition.