Interview with Sahabzada Yaqub Khan [sound recording]

Material Information

Interview with Sahabzada Yaqub Khan [sound recording]
Series Title:
India: A People Partitioned Oral Archive
Yaqub Ali Khan (b 1920); Pakistani statesman
Whitehead; Andrew (fl 1974-2014); journalist and historian ( contributor )
Khan, Yaqub Ali, 1920- ( contributor )
Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) ( contributor )
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Copyright Date:
© 2018 Andrew Whitehead and the interviewee(s). All rights reserved. Used here with permission.


Subjects / Keywords:
ایشیا -- برطانوی راج
एशिया -- ब्रिटिश राज
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਬਰਤਾਨਵੀ ਰਾਜ
এশিয়া -- ব্রিটিশ ভারত
Asia -- Pakistan
ایشیا -- پاکستان
एशिया -- पाकिस्तान
এশিয়া -- পাকিস্তান
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ
Partition of India (1947) ( LCSH )
Pakistan -- History -- Partition (1947) ( LCSH )
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 ( LCSH )
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 -- Oral histories ( LCSH )
تقسیم ہند (1947)
ভারত বিভাজন (1947)
भारत का विभाजन (1947)
ਭਾਰਤ ਦੀ ਵੰਡ (1947)
(1947) ہندستان دی ونڈ
جناح ، محمود علی ، 1876-1948
Jinnah, Mahomed Ali, 1876-1948
Nehru, Jawaharlal,‏ ‎1889-1964
जवाहरलाल नेहरू,‏ ‎1889-1964
জওহরলাল নেহ্‌রু,‏ ‎1889-1964
جواہر لعل نہرو, 1889-1964
جواہر لال نہرو, 1889-1964
ਜਵਾਹਰ ਲਾਲ ਨਹਿਰੂ, 1889-1964
Great Britain. Army. British Indian Army. Royal Army Service Corps
Oral histories
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- British Raj
30 x 70


Sahabzada Yaqub Khan interviewed about the British Indian Army; founding of Pakistan; Muhammad Ali Jinnah; Jawaharlal Nehru. ( en )
General Note:
Biographical history: Sahabzada Yaqub Ali Khan was born in 1920. He studied at Col. Brown Cambridge School in Dehradun and Prince of Wales Royal Indian Military College, Dehradun. Yaqub Ali Khan served in the British Indian Army in the Second World War, becoming a prisoner of war in Germany. Following Partition he opted to join the Pakistan Army. He commanded the 1st Armoured Division during the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965. He later served as Pakistan Ambassador to the United States (1973-1979) and Minister of Foreign Affairs for Pakistan (1982-1991; and 1996-1997).
General Note:
Interview by Andrew Whitehead at United Service Institution, Delhi, India; while Yaqub Ali Khan was visiting India to attend 75th anniversary celebrations of Indian Military Academy at Dehra Dun.
General Note:
Conditions governing reproduction: The recording is available for consultation without restriction, and short extracts (up to 50 words) can be published with an appropriate acknowledgement. Any publication of longer extracts or use of interviews for broadcast requires the prior written permission of Andrew Whitehead.
General Note:
Duration: Duration: 00:30:05
General Note:
Recording no.: 57
General Note:
Date of Interview: 15 March 1997
General Note:
Audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 42, Side A
General Note:
Related material: Partial transcript and notes compiled by Andrew Whitehead available at SOAS Library. Reference: OA3/02/01
General Note:
Publication note: Research for broadcast of the BBC World Service radio series 'India: A People Partitioned' (1997)
General Note:
Order with this reference: OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) : URI

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Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Special Collections
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4 ( Order with reference )
OA3/01/09/04 ( CALM Reference number )


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