A stranger in my own country EASTERN PAKISTAN 1969-71

A stranger in my own country EASTERN PAKISTAN 1969-71

A stranger in my own country EASTERN PAKISTAN 1969-71

A stranger in my own country EASTERN PAKISTAN 1969-71. The 1971 tragedy in East Pakistan was not only a failure of the army, but also a collapse of civil society in the west wing. The few voices that were raised against the military action were too weak to cause the army to change course, a course that would lead to military defeat and the dismemberment of the country.

A stranger in my own country EASTERN PAKISTAN 1969-71

At the time, the author was the commanding general officer of the 14th division in East Pakistan. Apart from his direct narration of events, his portrayal of leading dramatis personae, such as Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, General Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan, Lieutenant General Tikka Khan, and Lieutenant General A.A.K. Niazi, he’s insightful. A necessary text that demands the scrutiny of all stakeholders in the course of Pakistan’s history.

A stranger in my own country EASTERN PAKISTAN 1969-71