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Tiger I is the common name of a German heavy tank developed in 1942 and used in World War II. The final official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf.E, often shortened to Tiger. It was an answer to the unexpectedly formidable Soviet armour encountered in the initial months of the A ...

Indian World War II hero's medals to be brought back home after IAF buys them

May 25, 2015    

New Delhi:World War II veteran Wing Commander Karun Krishna 'Jumbo' Majumdar's Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and bar will soon return to India, an officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF), which has bought the medals from a Britain-based auction house, said on Monday.Wg. Cdr. Majumdar, a daredevil fighter pilot, was the first Indian officer to be awarded the DFC and the only Indian to get a bar to the medal.He was killed on February 17, 1945 when his Hawker Hurricane stalled and crashed during an air show in Lyallpur.The medals were bought for around 31,000 pounds (around Rs.30 Lakhs), made av...

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