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Virtual Bangladesh : History : Scenes from the War

After the crackdown, Bangladesh declared her independence and embarked on a nine-month long fight for freedom against the marauding Pakistani troops.

[Freedom fighters training]

[Freedom fighters training]

[The Mujibnagar Government]
On April 17, in a liberated section of Bangladesh, the exiled government of Bangladesh formally took office.

[Freedom Fighters]

[Sector Commanders]
The freedom figters were organized as an army under the leadership of Bengali officers who were in the Pakistan army. General MAG Osmany was the C-in-C. The nation was divided into a number of sectors and each sector had a sector commander in charge.

[You can also see maps from the war]

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