Pakistani General Niazi Signs Surrender to Indian Forces Concluding Bangladesh War, 1971

Lt. Gen A. A. K. Niazi, Commanding Officer of Pakistan Army forces signing the instrument of surrender on 16 December 1971.

The image is of the 1971 surrender of Pakistan. The image is unique and historical taken by Aftab Ahmed.

Taken on 1971-12-16
Source Virtual Bangladesh
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