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Muhammad Musa (Pen Name - Musa Sadik), Freedom Fighter - 1971 war, Writer, Additional Secretary, Government of Bangladesh.
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Sector Commander Major Khaled Mosharraf accompanied the Acting President Syed Nazrul Islam while inspecting sector-2 (Noakhali-Comilla). He is the renowned Major who commanded the force, fought gallantly and was wounded seriously and defeated Pakistani Forces in every front.
A Pakistani soldier is examining a man’s genital in broad daylight in 1971 in a street of Dhaka to ascertain his religious entity. Those found to be non-Muslims or doubted to be true Muslims were taken to the torture and interrogation cells. More than fifty million young and elders all over the country were subjected to this harassment, embarrassment and undignified assault on their person in open broad day light in all places--market or offices or school-college or club or street or any other public places.
A man stands beside the grave of freedom fighter Shamsur Rahman Jr. who was buried alive on the bank of the river Betna, by the Razakars who used to claim themselves as "Chotta Allah" (junior God. Nauzu beellah min jalek) under Sharsha upazila of Jessore of sector 8 in 1971.
Bengalee War Hero Brigade Major M. A. Manzoor, who led the famous tank battle at Shiromoni, Jessore, Sector-8 on December 16, 1971 and liquidated the last strong hold of Pakistani Army who had gathered from different districts of south Bengal with the plan to avoid surrender and leave for Pakistan by the ship crossing the river Rupsha (Khulna)
Police Officer and martyr Siru Miah of Comilla, who helped many VVIP families of the exile Government and Sector Commanders to cross the boarder including the family of Prime Minister Mr. Taj Uddin Ahmed safely to India. He however failed to cross over to India and caught along with his son Kamal by Razakars and Al-Badars. They were brutally killed by Pakistani army under instruction of the then Ameer of Jamat-E-Islami of East Pakistan.
After defeating the Pakistani Army at Akhaura the Mukti Bahini & the Armored crops of the Allied Forces advancing towards Dhaka in December 1971 (courtesy: R.s. Gupta).
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Mr. Ataul Haque, former Cabinet Secretary, Government of Bangladesh who, along with hundreds of Bengalee Civil Servants, were summoned to Governor House (presently President house-'Bangabhaban') on December 14, 1971 to be butchered like Jalianwalabag episode by the Pakistani army forty eight hours before their surrender on December 16, 1971.
‘If needed, we shall fight for hundreds of years’ - declared Syed Nazrul Islam after he took oath as the Acting President of Bangladesh at Mujibnagar on April 17, 1971.
Muktibahini and Allied Forces collecting the weapons surrendered by the Pakistani Army at Dhaka Cantonment on December 18, 1971. (Courtesy: Aftab Ahmed)
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Pakistani Army and their Generals who did genocide and war crimes in Bangladesh are surrendering their weapons on December 18, 1971 at Dhaka Cantonment. (Courtesy: Aftab Ahmed)
A contingent of jubilant Freedom Fighters advancing to Dhaka crossing river Meghna chanting their victory slogans "Joy Bangla" (Victory of Bangladesh), "Joy Bangabandhu" (long live Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman) in November, 1971. (Courtesy: R S Gupta)
Some members of the disgraced and defeated Pakistani occupation forces who assaulted and dishonoured millions of Bengalee mothers and teenage girls during the nine months long Liberation War. After their surrender, seen here under watchful eyes of the freedom fighters and common people on December 16, 1971.
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Freedom fighters were carrying their wounded comrades by boat to field hospital.
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Disgraced Pakistani Commander of the Eastern Zone of the then East Pakistan Armed Forces General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, a POW seen crossing the Waga border to enter into Pakistan with a smiling face surrounded by proud officers of Indian Army. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Bengalee nation, under the watchful eye of two Pakistani soldiers at Karachi Airport after he was arrested in Dhaka on March 26, 1971.
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Prime Minister Mr. Taj Uddin Ahmed and Acting President Syed Nazrul Islam of the exile-Government of Bangladesh responding to the greetings of the people at Dhaka on their return on December 22, 1971. The two leaders' stewardship in the liberation war led to the triumphant victory of Muktibahini over the Pakistani occupation forces on December 16, 1971. General Sujan Singh Uban of the Allied Forces and eminent Mujib Bahini Chief Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni profusely garlanded in liberated Bangladesh by the student leaders Abdur Razzak, Tofael Ahmed, Shahjahan Siraj, A S M Abdur Rab, Nure Alam Siddique, Abdul Kuddus Makhan and others on December 23 at Dhaka. Among them A S M Abdur Rab chanting slogans in praise of General Uban who was their training instructor during the liberation war. (Courtesy: Aftab Ahmed)
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Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni, a trusted political thinker of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the top member of the nucleus in the early 1960's was among the master minds for a separate independent homeland for Bengalee nation, who were under subjugation of foreign rulers for century's. As a nephew of Bangabandhu he was the bridge between him and the then Bengalee bureaucrats and Bengalee officers in Pakistan Army 
The author during his early freedom fighting days at Shamnagar (Satkhira district) when Captain Shajahan of sector 9 was planning counter attack on the Pakistani Forces. The author (smiling) looks on the process on the counter attack plan.
General Ataul Gani Osmani, Chief of Mukti Bahini (liberation army) with the author in 1974 during a river cruise.
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The staff and officers of the Swadhin Bangla Betar: standing (L-R) Musa Sadik (War Correspondent), Kazi Habib Uddin, Program Producer, Mr. Ashraful Alam, Program Producer, Mr. Aminur Rahman, Technical Assistant, Mr. Taher Sultan, Program Producer. Seating (L-R) Mr. Muhammad Faruk, Program Producer, Mr. Shamsul Huda Chowdhury, Senior P.O. and in-charge, Mr. Shar Fuzzaman, Assistant Radio Engineer, Mr. Ali Reza Chowdhury, News Custer.
National Hero Subedar Major Shawkat Ali (martyr) seen with his wife Firoza Begum, former Assistant Professor of Rajshahi College and his daughter Mrs. Selina Parveen (alias Rita), Professor of Zoology Department, Rajshahi University (Photo-1969).
Millions of sons of peasant farmers ploughed the land and harvested food crops and equally responded to the call of war in the front in 1971. Many never returned home.
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Renowned Senator Edward Kennedy speaking at an assembly of families in Kushtia district, where their loved ones were raped and killed by Pakistani Army. He said: 'I have come to convey the sympathy and support of our people to all of you.' His speech was translated into Bengali by Mr. A.H.M. Qamruzzaman, a minister of the Bangladesh Government-in-exile.
On December 16, 1971: Before surrender the defeated Pak Army Chief of the Eastern Sector at the historic Race Course (Suhrawardy Uddyan). In the picture along with others are Lt. General Jagjit Singh Aurora, Commander of the Allied Force; Lt. General A.A.K. Niazi, Commander of Pakistan Army and Major Haider of the Bangladesh Liberation Force.
Defeated and disgraced General A.A.K. Niazi seen here giving a glance on the Surrender Document on December 16, 1971 at Dhaka race course which didn't permit him or his forces any option to alter.
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General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, Commander of the Eastern Sector of Pakistan Army isolated from his colleagues seen among the Indian Generals be wildered before signing the Surrender Equipment on December 16, 1971.
The Indian Allied Forces who sacrificed more than eighteen thousand of their brave soldiers for the liberation of Bangladesh giving a farewell salute to Father of the Bengalee nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the eve of their departure from Bangladesh on March 15, 1972 at Dhaka Stadium. General Jagjit Singh Aurora, is pictured standing behind Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the rostrum. Freedom fighters marching towards the battle field.
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Defeated and disgraced Pakistani Army Officers marching towards Dhaka race course on December 16, 1971 to surrender.
Some members of the disgraced and defeated Pakistani occupation forces who assaulted and dishonoured millions of Bengalee mothers and teenage girls during the nine months long Liberation War. After their surrender, seen here under watchful eyes of the freedom fighters and common people on December 16, 1971.
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After horrific acts of genocide in Dinajpur, the Pakistan occupation troops left dead bodies beside a drain to be devoured by vultures.
Massacred by the Al-Badrs (Gestapo) of the Jamat-E-Islami in November 1971, the sacred dead bodies are carried to their graves in a bullock cart, at Narayangonj, Dhaka. After Major General Rao Forman Ali had devised and sent his blue print to eliminate Bengalee intellectuals, a famous Razakar A. Khaleque had a gate built in his honour at Mirpur, Dhaka.
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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Bengalee nation, seen with the author (behind him) and others praying on the occasion of unveiling the plaque of those who embraced martyrdom to liberate the country on May 9, 1974 at Savar, Dhaka.
Bharat Ratna Sreemati Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India addressing a mammoth public meeting at the race course, Dhaka on March 17, 1972. The appreciative crowed of two million people listening to her who saved Bengalee nation from ruin and genocide perpetrated by the occupation Pakistani Army and stood beside Bangladesh at the critical juncture in their national history. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Father of the Bengalee nation addressing a mammoth public meeting at race course, Dhaka on March 17, 1972. Bharat Ratna Sreemati Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, seated on the rostrum who played historic role in the Liberation of Bangladesh by providing Indian Army to fight against the Pakistani occupation forces along with Muktibahini and Bangladesh Armed Forces in 1971.
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Mr. Taj Uddin Ahmed, the Prime Minister of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh-in-exile on a banana raft to cross a river to visit war field.
Hundred thousand captured Pakistani soldiers-mired in hatred and curse of the Bengalee nation--taking hot tea and cake from sardarji in an Indian POW camp. The top ranking Army Officers of the Pakistani occupation forces who perpetuated the policy of genocide and rape being disarmed on December 16, 1971, at Dhaka Race Course as a condition of their surrender.

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The freedom fighters are taking training on their training camp.
On March 26, 1971, after the genocide was unleashed, the Pakistani Generals celebrated their victory by hosting a dinner party in the Governor's House (presently Bangabhaban) in Dhaka on March 27, 1971. Photo shows the only Bengalee Razakar and traitor Mr. Shafiul Azam, CSP (fourth from the left) the then Chief Secretary of the Government of East Pakistan, enjoying a scrumptious meal while Bengalee blood was being spilt in the streets and dead bodies strewn all over Dhaka city. Razakar Commander of Jessore Babul (on the left) in front of the body of a martyr freedom fighter Mizanur Rahman and the martyr's brother (on the right) at whom the Razakars aimed their rifles. The Razakars used to claim themselves as "Chotta Allah" (junior God. Nauzu beellah min jalek) and were entitled to take anybody's life. Bangladesh failed to put the killers and War Criminals on the trial like the Trial of Nuremberg which is the root cause of all the tragedies in Bangladesh.

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More than 350 freedom fighters were thrown into the cages and eaten alive by a few hungry Royal Bengal Tigers at EPR headquarters in Thakurgaon (Dinajpur) during the nine months long Liberation War. Captured valiant freedom fighter Salahuddin of the Jabarhat freedom fighters camp was among the tragic victims on September 11, 1971.
British MP Mr. Arthur Bottomley among the Bengalee placard-carrying refugees demanding the trial of General Yahya Khan the then Army ruler of Pakistan who master minded the genocide and rape in the then East Pakistan. National Hero Subedar Major Shawkat Ali is seen with his wife Firoza Begum, former Assistant Professor of Rajshahi College and his daughter Mrs. Selina Parveen (alias Rita), Professor of Zoology, Rajshahi University (Picture taken in 1970).
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The valiant freedom fighters fought on the fronts with grenades and 303 rifles. They also saved the lives of old men and women, who were unable to walk, by helping them to cross the Indian broader to care and safety.
Mr. Hares Uddin Sarkar, Bir Pratik, Commander of 7-Company scrutinising the battlefield map before attack on enemy position at Dui Anir Char under Patgram Sub-Sector in Rangpur. He became famous for his heroism and his name became an inspiration to the freedom fighters in the battlefields. He died recently in Mirpur, Dhaka without medicine and treatment
Subedar S.A. Rahman, Bir Pratik, Quartermaster Habildar Hasha and other valiant freedom fighters of Hamzapur, Sector-7 were famous for their heroism in the battle field.
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