Great Battles: 1971, India liberates East Pakistan (Aired: August 2005)
PUBLISHED ON: November 24, 2013 | Duration: 22 min, 24 sec
In a war that lasted just 12 days, "the Indian armed forces brought the dictators to their knees and the Bengalis to freedom." Bangladesh rose like a phoenix from the ashes of East Pakistan and India's blitzkrieg was hailed as the most decisive liberation campaign in military history. This is the story of the Indian armed forces’ finest hour.