Jaisalmer War Museum - A Photographic Journey

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Jaisalmer War Museum, located 10 km from Jaisalmer city on the Jaisalmer-Jodhpur Highway. It has been set up by the Indian Army to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of soldiers, specifically during the 1965 Indo-Pak War and the 1971 Longewala battle.

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We visited this museum on the second day of our trip to Jaisalmer. The Museum has:

• Two information display halls(Laungewala Hall, Indian Army Hall)

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• An audio visual room

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• A souvenir shop

It also traces the evolution of the Indian Army.

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Vijayanta Tank
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There are many war trophies and vintage equipment on display,along with tanks, guns and military vehicles.

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M4 Sherman Tank Captured By Indian Army During Battle Of Longewala
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T-59 Tank Captured By Indian Army
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hunter MK-56 used by Indian Army during Battle Of Longewala
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It is a top tourist attraction due to its aesthetic layout, fountains, green lawns and amenities.

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The Jaisalmer War Museum is considered by the international online travel guide TripAdvisor to be one of the top war museums in Rajasthan.

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Makes you feel proud.. thanks for the share
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