Chawinda

Chawinda is a town of the tehsil Pasrur of Sialkot District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at 32°23'08.05" N 74°42'43.94" E with an altitude of 165 metres (544 feet). It is known as "the Graveyard of Tanks" because of the large number of tanks destroyed in the Battle of Chawinda during the 1965 Indian Pakistan war. It is located north of Pasrur and south east of Sialkot. It is linked to the cities of Sialkot and Narowal through rail and road connections. It is also linked through road to the towns of Zafarawal in the east and Chobara and Kingra and Khana Wali in the north. It has two government boys high schools, one boys degree college, one girls college, a health centre, and a number of private education centres, two marriage halls.

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Guides Cavalry - Campaigns - Indo-Pakistan War 1965
... Colonel Amir Gulistan Janjua, greatly distinguished itself in the Battle of Chawinda, considered to be the greatest tank battle since World War II ... In the meantime, 6 Armoured Division was inducted to counter the enemy on the Chawinda Front ... Cavalry was deployed at Badiana, west of Chawinda to protect the division's left flank ...
6th Armoured Division (Pakistan) - History - 1965 War
... sent to Sialkot, where it would earn its spurs at a village called Chawinda ... On 8 September the Indian attack came and thus began the Battle of Chawinda ... units, famously 25th Cavalry, would hault the advance outside Chawinda ...
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... The Battle of Chawinda was a part of the Sialkot Campaign in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 ... The initial clashes at Chawinda coincided with the tank battle near Phillora and the fighting intensified once the Pakistani forces at Phillora retreated ... Indian 1st Armored Division was stopped at Chawinda ...
Chawinda - Climate
... Climate data for CHAWINDA BY MUHAMMAD ASIF, Pakistan Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Average high °C (°F) 18 (64) 21 (69) 26 (78) 33 (91) 39 (102 ...
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