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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2019 8:50 p.m. PST

"The tank battles fought in the area between Charwa and Chawinda from 8th to 21 September 1965 were the most decisive battles of the 1965 War . Initially the Indians were very close to victory while in the last stages the Pakistan Army was in a relatively better position to launch a counterstroke which could have forced the Indians to abandon all gains made inside the Shakargarh Bulge from 7th September.

The Chawinda Battles also gave birth to many myths as far as the Pakistan Army was concerned. Many conflicting claims were made about ‘Military Effectiveness' ‘Martial Fervour' etc citing the ‘Battles of Chawinda' as an example. The Indian commanders were also criticised for phenomenal incompetence, but somehow they rationalised their failures as a case of normal failure in face of technically superior tanks…"
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Chuckaroobob09 Nov 2019 10:26 p.m. PST

A neglected period for gamers!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Nov 2019 2:11 p.m. PST

(smile)


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Prince Alberts Revenge10 Nov 2019 4:26 p.m. PST

Always wanted to game 1965. I think it would work well with a modified Rommel. Maybe in 3mm.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Nov 2019 10:16 a.m. PST

Good idea!….


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