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War Of 1965
Eastern FrontIndia-East Pakistan
Pakistan
borderResultInconclusive; United Nations
United Nations
mandated ceasefire. No permanent territorial changes (see Tashkent
Tashkent
Declaration).Belligerents India  PakistanCommanders and leaders S. Radhakrishnan (President of India) Lal Bahadur Shastri (Prime Minister of India) Gen J.N. Chaudhuri (Chief of the Army Staff) Lt Gen Harbaksh Singh (GOC-in-C, Western Command) Lt Gen P.O. Dunn (GOC, I Corps) Lt Gen Joginder Dhillon (GOC, XI Corps) Lt Gen Kashmir
Kashmir
Singh Katoch (GOC, XV Corps) AM Arjan Singh (Chief of the Air Staff) Adm Bhaskar Soman (Chief of the Naval Staff) Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan) Gen Musa Khan Hazara (Cdr-in-Chief, Army) Lt.Gen Bakhtiar Rana (Commander, I Corps) Lt.Gen Attiqur Rahman (Commander, IV Corps) MGen A.H
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Lieutenant-General
Lieutenant
Lieutenant
general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt. Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries. The rank traces its origins to the Middle Ages, where the title of lieutenant general was held by the second in command on the battlefield, who was normally subordinate to a captain general. In modern armies, lieutenant general normally ranks immediately below general and above major general; it is equivalent to the navy rank of vice admiral, and in air forces with a separate rank structure, it is equivalent to air marshal
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India-East Pakistan Border
The Bangladesh– India
India
border, known locally as the International Border (IB), is an international border running between Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and India
India
that demarcates the eight divisions of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and the Indian states. Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and India
India
share a 4,156 km (2,582 mi)-long international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world, including 262 km (163 mi) in Assam, 856 km (532 mi) in Tripura, 180 km (110 mi) in Mizoram, 443 km (275 mi) in Meghalaya, and 2,217 km (1,378 mi) in Bengal.[1] The Bangladeshi divisions of Mymensingh, Khulna, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet
Sylhet
and Chittagong are situated along the border. A number of pillars mark the border between the two states
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Lieutenant General
Lieutenant
Lieutenant
general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt. Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries. The rank traces its origins to the Middle Ages, where the title of lieutenant general was held by the second in command on the battlefield, who was normally subordinate to a captain general. In modern armies, lieutenant general normally ranks immediately below general and above major general; it is equivalent to the navy rank of vice admiral, and in air forces with a separate rank structure, it is equivalent to air marshal
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Western Command (India)
Western Command is a formation of the Indian Army, active since 1947. It has seen action during the Indo-Pakistan Wars
Indo-Pakistan Wars
of 1947, 1965 and 1971
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General Officer Commanding-in-Chief
The General Officer
General Officer
Commanding (GOC) is the usual title given in the armies of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and the Commonwealth (and some other, such as in Ireland) nations to a General Officer
General Officer
who holds a command appointment. Thus, a General might be the GOC British II Corps or GOC British 7th Armoured Division. A General Officer
General Officer
heading a particularly large or important command, such as Middle East Command or the Allied Armies in Italy, may be called a General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C). The equivalent term for naval officers is Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) and that for Air Force officers is Air Officer Commanding (AOC). In the United States Armed Forces, the equivalent is Commanding General (CG).This United Kingdom
United Kingdom
military article is a stub
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Air Marshal
Air Marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a three-star[1] air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.[2] The rank is also used by the air forces of many countries which have historical British influence, including the Commonwealth, and it is sometimes used as the English translation of an equivalent rank in countries which have a non-English air force-specific rank structure. Air marshal
Air marshal
is a three-star rank and has a NATO
NATO
ranking code of OF-8, equivalent to a vice-admiral in the Royal Navy
Navy
or a lieutenant-general in the British Army
Army
or the Royal Marines
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Major-General
Major
Major
general (abbreviated MG,[1] Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries. It is derived from the older rank of sergeant major general. The disappearance of the "sergeant" in the title explains the apparently confusing phenomenon whereby a lieutenant general outranks a major general. (Although a major outranks a lieutenant, a lieutenant outranks a sergeant-major). In the Commonwealth
Commonwealth
and the United States, it is a division commander's rank subordinate to the rank of lieutenant general and senior to the ranks of brigadier and brigadier general
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General
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.[1] The term "general" is used in two ways: as the generic title for all grades of general officer and as a specific rank. It originates in the 16th century, as a shortening of captain general, which rank was taken from Middle French capitaine général. The adjective general had been affixed to officer designations since the late medieval period to indicate relative superiority or an extended jurisdiction. Today, the title of "General" is known in some countries as a four-star rank. However different countries use different systems of stars for senior ranks
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Vice-Admiral
Vice admiral
Vice admiral
is a senior naval flag officer rank, equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal. A vice admiral is typically senior to a rear admiral and junior to an admiral. In many navies,[1] vice admiral is a three-star rank with a NATO code of OF-8, although in some navies like the French Navy
French Navy
it is an OF-7
OF-7
rank, the OF-8
OF-8
code corresponding to the four-star rank of squadron vice-admiral.Contents1 Rank insignia 2 Gallery 3 Australia 4 Canada 5 France 6 Germany 7 India 8 Italy 9 Philippines 10 Poland 11 United Kingdom11.1 History12 United States 13 Vietnam 14 Notes 15 See alsoRank insignia[edit] The rank insignia for a vice admiral often involves three stars, but this is not always the case
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Bhaskar Sadashiv Soman
Vice Admiral Bhaskar Sadashiv Soman
Bhaskar Sadashiv Soman
(30 March 1913 – 8 February 1995) was an Indian naval officer and in command of the Indian Navy from 1962 to 1966 as the 4th Chief of Naval Staff.[1] He was born in Gwalior
Gwalior
in March 1913. Soman suffered a mild stroke in December 1994. In February 1995, he suffered a more serious stroke which led to his death at the age of 81.[2] References[edit]^ Bharat Rakshak: Chiefs of the Indian Navy ^ टिप : विशिष्ट नोंद पहाण्यासाठी खंडनिहाय आणि विषयनिहाय या मार्गाचा वापर करता येईल
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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Sarvepalli
Sarvepalli
Radhakrishnan  listen (help·info) (5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman[1] who was the first Vice President of India
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Joginder Singh Dhillon
Lieutenant General Joginder Singh Dhillon (1914–2003) was the first post independence Sapper Army Commander (Central Army) and was a decorated and celebrated Indian and Sikh military war hero. Lt Gen Dhillon was the first Army Officer to be awarded the ‘Padma Bhushan’ on 24 November 1965, for his role in the 1965[1] Indo-Pak War, where he was the General Officer Commanding Corps (XI corps). The official citation given for the award was as follows: "In this Sector, the enemy launched repeated counter-attacks and the conduct of day to day operations called for great tenacity, strong determination and robust mind
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Arabian Sea
The Arabian Sea, also known as Sea
Sea
of Oman, is a region of the northern Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
bounded on the north by Pakistan
Pakistan
and Iran, on the west by northeastern Somalia
Somalia
and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India. Historically the sea has been known by other names including the Erythraean Sea
Sea
and the Persian Sea. Its total area is 3,862,000 km2 (1,491,000 sq mi) and its maximum depth is 4,652 metres (15,262 ft)
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Central Intelligence Agency
The Central Intelligence Agency
Central Intelligence Agency
(CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States
United States
federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT). As one of the principal members of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC), the CIA reports to the Director of National Intelligence and is primarily focused on providing intelligence for the President and Cabinet. Unlike the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Bureau of Investigation
(FBI), which is a domestic security service, the CIA has no law enforcement function and is mainly focused on overseas intelligence gathering, with only limited domestic intelligence collection
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Circa
Circa
Circa
(from Latin, meaning 'around, about'), usually abbreviated c., ca. or ca (also circ. or cca.), means "approximately" in several European languages (and as a loanword in English), usually in reference to a date.[1] Circa
Circa
is widely used in historical writing when the dates of events are not accurately known. When used in date ranges, circa is applied before each approximate date, while dates without circa immediately preceding them are generally assumed to be known with certainty
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