1965 War

Pakistan meets Indian challenge

This section consists of chapters from the book called “Pakistan Meets Indian Challenge”, which Brigadier Gulzar Ahmed (retired) wrote in 1967. It starts with pre 1965 war maneuvers and political situation that rose due to the Kashmir issue. Readers should keep in mind that this book was written in 1967 and uses references of that time frame:

  • They Ran in Rann
  • The Second Round In Kashmir
  • India is Rattled
  • The Hour of Trial
  • The Eternal City-Data Ki Nagri
  • Morning Tea that never crossed the border to Kasur
  • The Indian Elephant comes to a grinding halt at Chawinda
  • Side Show at Sulaimanki
  • The Shifting Sands of Rajputana
  • The Eastern Bastion of Pakistan stands firm
  • The Hunters are hunted
  • The Indian navy’s Rope Trick
  • Conclusion
  • War Gallery
  • Piffer Armored Corps Regiments

    Frontier Force Regiments

    Piffer Armoured Corps Regiments All three Piffer Armoured Corps Regiments were in action in the Sialkot area. The accounts of 11 Cavalry FF and the Guides Cavalry 1 FF) are interlaced with other Piffer units and regiments and 12 Cavalry (FF)’s account is given in a little more detail below.

  • 12 Cavalry (FF)
  • 1 (SP) Field Regiment Artillery
  • 1st Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (1 FF)
  • 2nd Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (2 FF)
  • 3rd Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (3 FF)
  • 4th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (4 FF)
  • 5th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (5 FF)
  • 6th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (6 FF)
  • 7th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (7 FF)
  • 8th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (8 FF)
  • 9th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (9 FF)
  • 10th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (10 FF)
  • 11th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (11 FF)
  • 12th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (12 FF)
  • 13th Battallion The Frontier Force Regiment (13 FF)
  • 14th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (14 FF)
  • 15th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (15 FF)
  • 16th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (16 FF)
  • 18th Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (18 FF)
  • 23rd Battalion The Frontier Force Regiment (23 FF)
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