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6th September Pakistan Defence Day history

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The heroic defence of Pakistan’s armed forces is commemorated as the Defence Day. 6th September is a public holiday, which is celebrated as the national day as Pakistan’s armed forces bid to defence after India attacked worked and on this day ceasefire between both the countries was marked.

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This conflict is known as 1965 war or Second Kashmir War and it took place after Operation Gibraltar. 1965 war caused casualties on both sides and lasted for around 5-weeks, though Pakistan’s strong defence thumped Indian motives.

Pakistani ’empowered’ with patriotism and courage tackled Indian attacks, realising them; to mess with Pakistan is not a piece of cake.

The day is celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices of Pakistan armed forces and of the the civilians. Pakistan Air force with their utmost brilliance played pivotal role in upholding Pakistan at the time of war.

Celebrations all across the country:

Special Nawafil and prayers were offered after Fajar prayers in remembrance of martyrs and for future prosperity of the nation.

Different functions were held throughout the country, most importantly fly-past March by PAF was held at F-9 Park in Islamabad and other central most event was held at General Headquarter (GHQ).

1965 War and Pakistan Defence in pictures

1965 Australian Frontpage

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Captured Indian Air Force Ouragan Aircraft
Captured Indian Air Force Ouragan Aircraft
Surrender of Indian Air Force Gnat aircraft at Pasrur
Surrender of Indian Air Force Gnat aircraft at Pasrur
Tail of an Indian Canberra Bomber, Sahiwa
Tail of an Indian Canberra Bomber, Sahiwal
Captured Indian tank, AMX-13, Displayed at Old Fort, Sialkot
Captured Indian tank, AMX-13, Displayed at Old Fort, Sialkot
A Captured Indian Centurion Tank near Chawinda, Sep 1965
A Captured Indian Centurion Tank near Chawinda, Sep 1965
People Gathered at Lahore in 1965 to See a Captured Indian Tank
People Gathered at Lahore in 1965 to See a Captured Indian Tank
Captured Jeep of Indian Maj Gen Parsad (8 Sep 1965)
Captured Jeep of Indian Maj Gen Parsad (8 Sep 1965)
Captured Indian Artillery Gun
Captured Indian Artillery Gun
25 Indian Artillery Guns Captured in Chhamb Sector
25 Indian Artillery Guns Captured in Chhamb Sector
An Abandoned Indian Tank at Chhamb Sector
An Abandoned Indian Tank at Chhamb Sector
A Destroyed Indian Tank in Chawinda
A Destroyed Indian Tank in Chawinda
Kishangarh Fort Captured by Pakistan Army
Kishangarh Fort Captured by Pakistan Army
Pakistani Flag at Kishangarh Fort in 1965
Pakistani Flag at Kishangarh Fort in 1965

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