section 2 - What world event had the greatest impact on your life as a teenager?
The India Pakistan war
During the India Pakistan war families were extremely terrified as the places which were going to be attacked next were never known . For Lucy Correa being a child when the war was going on was a Nightmare and that’s why it was the biggest world event that impacted her life as a teenager.
The India Pakistan war started on the On the 3rd of December 1971 at 5.30 pm when the Pakistani Air Force struck a number of Indian airfields in northern India. By midnight, India was officially at war with Pakistan.
Pakistan launched attacks against eight Indian airfields on the Western front, Pakistan flew no more than 50 planes to India. Indian runways were non-functional for several hours after the attack. But these attacks gave India a good reason to launch an attack against Pakistan. The next day the Indian forces responded with a massive coordinated air, sea, and land assault on the West Pakistani Army in East Pakistan.
planes bombing airfield
At sea, the Indian Navy proved its worth by the success of Operation Trident, the name given to the attack on Karachi's port. It also resulted in the destruction of two Pakistani destroyers and a minesweeper. The Effects of the India Pakistan war were,...