History of War

MODERN-DAY MAMELUKES

Source:   The country that used to be called East Pakistan spreads over a flood plain. By 1970 its population had swelled to 72 million people  

In 1971 the Bangladeshi nationalists found themselves up against an implacable foe. Almost a quarter of a century prior, the British Raj’s Punjabi regiments and officers formed the nucleus of Pakistan’s armed forces. Faced with the numerically superior Hindu

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