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Pakistan launches Operation Gibraltar, Kashmir announces Liberation War

Updated Sep 06, 2018 02:24pm
A collection of reports from the Dawn newspaper archives provide a day by day account of the August build-up to the India-Pakistan 1965 war.

August 9-10, 1965: The Revolutionary Council launches


August 11, 1965: Battles commence


August 12-13, 1965: 'Aim for peace', while battles continue with India


August 16, 1965: 'Oppression' and 'revolution' in Kashmir


August 17, 1965: The Kargil push


August 18, 1965: The 'Crusade' continues, casualties on both sides


August 19-20, 1965: Pakistan patriots battle Indian aggression


August 22-24, 1965: 'Freedom fighters' kill over 1,000 Indians


August 25-27, 1965: Death on all sides, 'Mujahids punish oppressors'


August 28-30, 1965: From battles to war