Articles in Book Excerpt: Transition to Triumph

1971 War: Sinking of the KHUKRI

1971 War: Sinking of the KHUKRI

By: Vice Adm (Retd) GM Hiranandani | Issue: Book Excerpt: Transition to Triumph | Date: 11 Feb , 2018

“The Story of the Pakistan Navy” has recounted the events as seen from the submarine HANGAR which sank the KHUKRI. HANGAR had sailed from Karachi on 22 November for a patrol off the Saurashtra...

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1971 War: The First Missile Attack on Karachi

1971 War: The First Missile Attack on Karachi

By: Vice Adm (Retd) GM Hiranandani | Issue: Book Excerpt: Transition to Triumph | Date: 01 Nov , 2017

 Events before the Attack Vice Admiral (later Admiral) Kohli, was the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command (FOCINCWEST). In his book “We Dared”, he states: “After...

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1971 War: The Sinking of the Ghazi

1971 War: The Sinking of the Ghazi

By: Vice Adm (Retd) GM Hiranandani | Issue: Book Excerpt: Transition to Triumph | Date: 18 Feb , 2017

 The Pakistan Navy’s Deployment of Ghazi in the 1971 Indo Pakistan War In his book, “Pakistan’s Crisis in Leadership”, written in 1972 soon after the war, Maj General Fazal Muqeem Khan...

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