Pakistani Army Surrenders at Dhaka

Pakistani Army Surrenders at Dhaka
Bangalis win freedom
Bangalis win freedom

16 Dec 1971, Dhaka, Bangladesh — At the Dacca Race Course, Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora (left), Chief of Staff of the Indian Army, and Lt. Gen. Assan Ali Khan Niazi of the Pakistani Army sign the papers that would end the war between the two countries and lead to the creation of Bangladesh. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS