Category: The Bangladesh War 1971
Last Updated: Monday, 13 January 2020 07:06
Written by Anchit Gupta
An interview with late Air Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898). On the 20th January 2019, Anchit Gupta met with AVM Banerji (Retired) and spend a few hours discussing his IAF days. It was to be the first of many such interactions, but sadly, AVM Banerji passed away later in 2019. AVM Banerji spoke about Su-7 induction into the IAF, the initial days of fighter night flying, the 1971 war for which he was given the MVC and his days as AOC, J&K. He was extremely forthcoming and reflective and minced no words.
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