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Z Force (Bangladesh)

Z Force, also known as Tura Brigade, was the first military brigade of Bangladesh Forces formed during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971 under Major Ziaur Rahman along with the consent of the revolutionary government of Bangladesh in exile. [1]

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Amin Ahmed Chowdhury

General Amin was born in South Anandpur village of Fulghazi in Feni.

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ,, lit. "The land of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Bangladesh Liberation War

The Bangladesh Liberation War (মুক্তিযুদ্ধ), also known as the Bangladesh War of Independence, or simply the Liberation War in Bangladesh, was a revolution and armed conflict sparked by the rise of the Bengali nationalist and self-determination movement in East Pakistan and the 1971 Bangladesh genocide.

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Bangladesh: A Legacy of Blood

Bangladesh: A Legacy of Blood (ISBN 0-340-39420-X) is a book written by journalist Anthony Mascarenhas.

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Commanding officer

The commanding officer (CO), or if it is an officer in the ranks of general, commanding general (CG), is the officer in command of a military unit.

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East Bengal Regiment

The East Bengal Regiment (ইস্ট বেঙ্গল রেজিমেন্ট) is an infantry regiment of the Bangladesh Army.

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Hafizuddin Ahmed

Hafizuddin Ahmed is a retired Bangladesh Army major and a former member of the Bangladesh parliament.

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Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton is a British publishing house, now an imprint of Hachette.

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K Force (Bangladesh)

K Force was a military brigade of Bangladesh Forces in 1971 headed by Major Khaled Mosharraf as per the direction of the Provisional Government of Bangladesh in exile.

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Kolkata

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Kurigram District

Kurigram (কুড়িগ্রাম) is a district in Northern Bangladesh.

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Mukti Bahini

The Mukti Bahini (মুক্তি বাহিনী meaning Freedom Fighters or Liberation Forces; also known as the Bangladesh Forces) is a popular Bengali term which refers to the guerrilla resistance movement formed by East Pakistani military, paramilitary and civilians during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

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NBC

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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Oli Ahmed

Oli Ahmad (born 13 March 1939) is a Bangladeshi politician.

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Pakistan Army

The Pakistan Army (پاک فوج Pak Fauj (IPA: pɑk fɒ~ɔd͡ʒ); Reporting name: PA) is the land-based service branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces.

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Provisional Government of Bangladesh

The Provisional Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ অস্থায়ী সরকার), was the government in exile of Bangladesh based in Kolkata (Calcutta), India, during the Bangladesh Independence War.

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S Force (Bangladesh)

S Force was a military brigade of Bangladesh Armed Forces that was formed under the leadership of Major K M Shafiullah on October 1, 1971.

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Shafaat Jamil

Colonel Shafaat Jamil (শাফায়াত জামিল), Bir Bikram (March 1,1940 - August 11,2012) a career Bangladesh Army officer, was Commanding Officer of the 3rd East Bengal Regiment of Z Force Brigade in Sector 11 of Bangladesh Forces during the War of Bangladesh Independence in 1971.

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Sherpur District

Sherpur (শেরপুর জেলা, Sherpur Jela also Sherpur Zila) is a district in central Bangladesh.

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Somewhere in... blog

Somewhere in...

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Sten

The STEN (or Sten gun) was a family of British submachine guns chambered in 9×19mm and used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II and the Korean War.

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Tura, Meghalaya

Tura (IPA: ˈtʊərə) is a hilly town and a municipality in West Garo Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya.

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Ziaur Rahman

Ziaur Rahman (জিয়াউর রহমান Ji-yaur Rôhman; 19 January 1936 – 30 May 1981) was Bangladesh's first military dictator and strongman.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z_Force_(Bangladesh)

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