Bangladesh Liberation War
The Bangladesh Liberation War[a] (Bengali: মুক্তিযুদ্ধ Muktijuddho) was a revolutionary independence war in 1971 which established the republic of Bangladesh. The war pitted East Pakistan (later joined by India) against West Pakistan, and lasted over a duration of nine months. It witnessed large-scale atrocities, the exodus of 10 million refugees and the displacement of 30 million people.
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- Encyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Page 235
- Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh, Page 289
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- Library of Congress
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