Jaisalmer, now owns War Museum

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To commemorate the heroic battle fought and recount the chilling moments of valor and bravery of the gallant soldiers of the Indian armed forces, the Indian Army has set up a historical war museum in Jaisalmer.

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Inaugurated on 24 August by Lieutenant General Ashok Singh, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Southern Command, this unique war museum is surely a ‘must visit destination’ for all Indian and foreigner tourists coming to Jaisalmer. This War Museum’ is a tribute to all gallant soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice to defend the motherland.

 large number of captured war trophies and own vintage equipment on display

large number of captured war trophies and own vintage equipment on display

The War Museum is located 10 km from Jaisalmer on the Jaisalmer-Jodhpur Highway in the military station.

The Indian Air Force has presented a Hunter aircraft for the museum, which was used during the Battle for Laungewala in 1971 Indo-Pak War.

The Indian Air Force has presented a Hunter aircraft for the museum, which was used during the Battle for Laungewala in 1971 Indo-Pak War.

The memorial also has a state of art audio visual theatre for screening the movies on the Battle of Laungewala.

The memorial is open seven days a week and the entry is free for visitors.

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