An operational tank squadron of the Pakistan Army equipped with the Indian tanks (French-built AMXs) captured in the chhamb battle, out on manoeuvers.
Eyes fixed on the ‘target’ a Mujahid on guard at a post in Azad Kasmir Area.
Major General (now Lieut General and Deputy C-in-C) Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan, GCC of a Division, is explaining a situation of Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan during one of his visits to the forward areas. Also in the picture are Army C-in-C General Mohammad Musa (extreme Left) and C-in-C Pakistan Air Force, Air Marshal M. Nur Khan (third from right).
Khemh Karan, the Indian market town, was the place from where Indians were to taunch their thrust on Kasur and then on to Lahore. The milestone in the picture with Pakistani soldiers in the background is an eloquent footnote to India’s defeated ambitions.
Peering out of the turret of a captured Indian tank, is a typical officer of Pakistan’s Armoured Corps, one of the proud band of dashing fighters who broke the back of the Indian armour.
Crouching against a bank and waiting for the next leop forward, a company commander and his officers are watching the progress of the operation in front of them.
In clouds of dust, Pakistan tank and infantry soldiers are moving forward to join the action.
With shells bursting right in front of him this dauntless soldier and his many comrades along the antire BRB canal beat back wave after enemy attacks and frustrated all their efforts to cross the canal.
Pakistani Infantry moving across to take up new positions.
Undannted by the biting snow, Army Jawans in their dug-in position in Azad Kashmir Area.
Looking healthy, happy and cheerful, the Indian prisoners of war are cheering their favourites in the three-legged race in one of the camp’s sports meets.
Pakistan’s flag flutters proudly over the romantic Rajput fort of Kishengarh in Rajasthan where Pakistan army was in occupation of over 1200 square miles of Indian territory.
Three Pakistani officers pose for picture in front of the imposing structure of the ancient Rajasthan fort at Gotaro, This was one of the chain of forts and other fortifications captured by Pakistan’s Desert Force during last fall’s Indo-Pakistan War.
Munabao, the important railway station of Rajasthan, loudly contradicting India’s persistent progaganda the Munabao was not taken by Pakistan.
A shattered Indian vehicle by the side of the burnt out tree symbolizes the unhappy ending of India’s dream to conquer Pakistan.
Pakistan Army Jawans
Captured Indian Tank of the Poona Horse in the battle of Chawinda (1965 War) seen with Pakistan crew.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army decorating Major General A. M. Yahya Khan with Hilal-e-Juraat (6-10-1965).
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army decorating Lt Col Mohammad Sher with Sitara-e-Juraat in Chhamb-Akhnur Sector on 6-10-1965.
The place where Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, fell after he was mortally wounded. On the left is his steel helmet resting on his rifle.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army decorating Col Mohammad Siddique Khan with Sitata-e-Juraat in Chhamb-Akhnur sector on 6-10-1965.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army talking informally to officers in Chhamb-Akhnur Sector on 6-10-1965.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army, addressing the jawans in Chhamb-Akhnur sector on 6-10-1965.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army, shaking hands with officers in Chhamb-Akhnur Sector on 6-10-1965.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army, meeting JCOs during his visit to Sialkot sector (8-10-1965).
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army, addressing the front-line troops during his visit to Sialkot Sector (8-10-1965).
President Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, addressing troops. Behind him is standing General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army.
President Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan addressing troops in forward area – 1965 War.
Documents captured from the Indian Captives in 1965.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army take a close look of the forward area during a recent visit to Sialkot.
Pakistani troops in assault position in a forward area in Rajasthan.
Lieut Rabnawaz who led the Azad Kashmir troops during Mahl Operation on 6 Oct, 1965.
The President, Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, shaking hands with Squadron Leader M. M. Alam when he visited PAF station, Sargodha (30-10-1965).
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army was presented a copy of “Pak Fauj Ko Salam” a book containing national poems by Major Syed Zamir Jafri (Left) the author, on 18 Nov. 1965. In the centre is Col Z. A. Suleri, Director Inter Services Public Relations.
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C shaking hands with a JCO on the FDLs.
The Mosque (Masjid) in Lahore Sector of which is Khateeb refused to vacate when it was captured by the enemy and the Khateeb was shot dead by the Indian.
Indian Flag is being replaced by Pakistan Flag at Jhenger (30-11-1965).
A forward defensive position (30-11-1965).
Gurkhas had quickly dug-in with the help of Kukris after infilterating behind our lines (30-11-1965).
Jawans of Pakistan Desert Force, on their posts near Sadhewlala (2-12-1965).
The Kishangarh Fort captured by Pakistan Force (2-12-1965).
Pakistan soldiers stop captured Indian tanks, raise slogan of joy.
Longanewala posts now occupied by Pakistan Desert Force (2-12-1965).
An in-side view of the Ghotoro Fort (2-12-1965).
Army Jawans crowd around to shake hand with the General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army, when he visited troops in Sialkot sector on 3-12-1965.
Army Chief General Mohammad Musa addressing troops during his visit to another forward area in Sialkot Sector (3-12-1965).
General Mohammad Musa, C-in-C, Pakistan Army arrived at a landing strip during his extensive tour of forward areas, with him in the photograph are Lt Gen Bakhtiar Rana, Corps Commander (2nd from R), Maj Gen Sher Ali Khan (in dark suit), Maj Gen Abrar Hussain (3rd from R) and Brigadier Mumtaz-ud-din (Extreme R) (6-12-1965).