I am sharing this story about the British Indian Army First Lushai Expedition of 1871-72 to honor the memory of the Tibetan soldiers who arrived in Demagiri, Tlabung, Lushai or Mizo Hills in October 1971 and gave their precious lives during the military action in the Chittagong Hill Tracts initiating the Liberation of Bangladesh
The Regiment of Artillery of Indian Army must record this historical contribution made by a Gunner officer who served as an Infantry Commander during the Bangladesh Ops of 1971-72.
In the execution of General Urban’s military plan some of the Phantoms, gallant members of the Fifth Army sacrificed their lives. General Uban was not present when the real heroes were cremated or buried. Apart from myself, I presume that the Chakma might have seen where the ‘Phantoms of Chittagong’ were buried. .
It amazes me even now that I had to unexpectedly provide help to a total stranger who was experiencing a medical condition which I had already experienced in my personal life.
The Liberation War of Bangladesh 1971. The Fifth Army in Bangladesh is more like the US Army in Vietnam, but without field guns and very limited airlift support.
1971 WAR SERVICE – OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNMENT OF INDIA – RELEASE OP EAGLE CITATION SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE-OPERATION EAGLE-1971 BANGLADESH OPs-GALLANTRY AWARD: February 06, 2016 From: Personal Number. MR-03277K, Rank. Major, AMC/DPC, Rudra Narasimham, Rebbapragada, B.Sc., M.B.B.S., 2011 South Huron Parkway, Apartment #11, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4162 United States of America. To: Shri. Narendra Damodardas …
Operation Eagle – The 1971 military operation in Chittagong Hill Tracts. An open letter to the Government of India.
SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE – OPERATION EAGLE 1971 – LIBERATION WAR OF BANGLADESH : Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during 1971 initiated the Liberation of Bangladesh with military action in Chittagong Hill Tracts. This battle plan was named Operation Eagle. MS-8466 Captain R R Narasimham, AMC/SSC was selected for the grant of Short Service Commission in the Army Medical …
A comparison between the military action in Chittagong Hill Tracts called Operation Eagle and Vietnam War.
The dates of battle action and the battle plan of military operation Eagle must be disclosed because of its historical importance.