In december, 1971, with the birth of bangladesh in one of the most painful and controversial manners, a new nation's origin was laid. Bangladesh had suffered a cruel genocide by its own people from western pakistan and the war for its liberation was fought between the native liberation army of mukti bahini and the indian armed forces on one side with the pakistani armed forces on the other side of the combat. The book eagles over bangladesh: the indian air force in the 1971 liberation war discusses the detailed facets of this huge war and the role of the indian air force in the story of bangladesh's inception. The gravity of the situation increased as an open war broke out on the western and eastern fronts in december 1971. The western pakistani army surrendered in dacca two weeks later eventually leading to an end of this battle. The indian air force proved to be a fearsome fighting force and facilitated the indian army's fast progress to dacca. Eagles over bangladesh: the indian air force in the 1971 liberation war narrates the tale of the iaf offensive over bangladesh starting off with the raids on dacca on the first day of the war progressing through to the final course as the coup de grace was delivered on the governor's house in dacca. This book, thus, tries to fill in the gaps regarding a noteworthy military conflict that took place about four decades ago, forming an important part in the history of the world. This book was published by harper collins, india in 2013 and is available in paperback. Key features: this book recounts the story of bangladesh's formation and the role of the indian air force is detailed efficiently.