Forty-one years ago, Lt. General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, commander of Pakistani forces in East Pakistan, surrendered to the Indian Army at Dhaka’s Ramna Race Course. The architect of the only public surrender in recorded history, Lt. General J. F. R. Jacob (retired), tells the incredible story of how a gamble, a convincing bluff, and a false map engineered Pakistan’s ignominy. The iconic photograph of Pakistan’s surrender of December 16, 1971, is a study in human expression. As