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Left : A recce picture of PA M-48 Patton tanks in Indian territory taken by Fg. Off. Utpal Barbara of the No. 101 Sqdn. A PR Vampire was used. Barbara was awarded the Vir Chakra for this mission.

Center : A PA M-48 burns after being hit.

Right : An IAF Gun Camera picture of an attack on a railway yard in Pakistan under progress. The burning engine is visible at the top. The trail of dust across the railway line is a result of bullets hitting the ground.

The War

Pakistan Army'e elite SSG units were air-dropped over IAF airfields in an attempt to destroy them. Go

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