Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
John Liss

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  • While serving with the United Nations Military Observer group for India and Pakistan, Major John Liss was able to play a round of golf on his off-time. This score card was obtained from the Srinagar course of the Kashmir Golf Club in 1971.

    While serving with the United Nations Military Observer group for India and Pakistan, Major John Liss was able to play a round of golf on his off-time. This score card was obtained from the Srinagar course of the Kashmir Golf Club in 1971.
  • Major John Liss (left) and local Indian Official sit outside his accomodations while serving with the United Nations Military Observer missions in October of 1971. Courtesy of John Liss.

    Major John Liss (left) and local Indian Official sit outside his accomodations while serving with the United Nations Military Observer missions in October of 1971. Courtesy of John Liss.
  • This map of the region of Kashmir indicates the Cease Fire Line (CFL) which the United Nations patrolled between India and Pakistan. Now termed the Line of Control, the line has not changed since 1947 and three wars have been fought for its' control.

    This map of the region of Kashmir indicates the Cease Fire Line (CFL) which the United Nations patrolled between India and Pakistan. Now termed the Line of Control, the line has not changed since 1947 and three wars have been fought for its' control.
  • John Liss received the United Nations Military Observer Group India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) plaque from fellow members for his service of one year (January 1971-1972) upon his departure from the mission. Courtesy of John Liss.

    John Liss received the United Nations Military Observer Group India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) plaque from fellow members for his service of one year (January 1971-1972) upon his departure from the mission. Courtesy of John Liss.
  • 'Condition for Secure Peace', The Pakistan Times, Thursday, December 16, 1971. Obtained by Major John Liss while stationed on his UN mission to the region, the commentary refers to the defense of East Pakistan by General Niazi from the Indian forces.

    'Condition for Secure Peace', The Pakistan Times, Thursday, December 16, 1971. Obtained by Major John Liss while stationed on his UN mission to the region, the commentary refers to the defense of East Pakistan by General Niazi from the Indian forces.
  • 'Fight Till Enemy is Destroyed' headline warning of "dark days ahead for India" and the "super defences in East Pakistan", which required a cease-fire and pullout of forces as imperatives for the United Nations. Sunday, December 12th,1971.

    'Fight Till Enemy is Destroyed' headline warning of "dark days ahead for India" and the "super defences in East Pakistan", which required a cease-fire and pullout of forces as imperatives for the United Nations. Sunday, December 12th,1971.
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