Yahya Khan and Noor Jehan. Noor Jehan was the topic of many books, and her scandals with former military dictator General Yahya Khan made front page news. In the Hamood-ur-Rehman Commission report into the fall of Dacca in 1971 (leading to the establishment of Bangladesh), Noor Jehan's role in breaking up the country receives a whole chapter.
TIBET CONSCIOUSNESS - UNDYING HOPE FOR FREEDOM. A BLACK DAY TO FREEDOM. Original caption: Washington, DC.: President Nixon meets with General Agha Yahya Khan, President of Pakistan, at the White House. Khan was among six heads of state to call on Nixon following his banquet 10/24, to mark the 25th anniversary of the United Nations. October 25, 1970 Washington, DC, USA
Yahya Khan entered in the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun and was commissioned into the Indian Army in 1938. He performed well and served with distinction during the World War II in North African theater, and was taken as the Prisoner of war (POW) by Italy. He escaped from there on his third attempt. His active service further saw actions as part of the 4th Infantry Division in the North Africa, Middle East, and Mediterranean theaters of the war, including Iraq, Italy, and North Africa.