Niyogi Books - Field Marshal Sam ManekshawAs a 2-star general he had a run-in with Defence Minister Krishna Menon when he refused to snitch on the Army Chief and told Menon to mend his ways. This almost brought his career to a grinding halt, but for Sam, upholding values trumped personal gain. As an Army Commander, he carried the latest music LPs, playboy magazines and playboy calendars for his officers serving in high altitude areas; all of this was on his personal tab. In April , as Chief of Army Staff, he stood up to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and offered to put in his papers rather than compromise the safety and security of his men through the misadventure of an untimely, unplanned war. In December that year, under his command, within two weeks, the Indian army liberated East Pakistan. The creation of Bangladesh forever changed the map of the subcontinent and the geo-politics of the region. The government honoured him by promoting him to Field Marshal, a first for the Indian Army.
Biography of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, One of the greatest military commanders of India, Part 2
Field Marshal Sam Manekeshaw: The Man And His Times
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An anecdotal memoir about a former Chief of the Indian Army, this book takes readers through the life of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. Summary of the Book.
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Skip to content. From Dr Hamid Hussain. Recently came across a great book about an officer and gentleman of a bygone era. Quite a timely reminder. Many officers are simply foraging in the same pastures. A pause and looking at the conduct of upright officers and gentlemen may provide a different set of role models for young officers.
Manekshaw 08 Jun to 15 Jan ". Lieutenant General. Sherry married Batliwala, and set a date for it; Gandhi agreed. Fearing that Manekshaw would die, the general pinned his own Military Cross ribbon on him saying, and they have a daughter named Brandy. He said he could guarantee victory if she would allow him to handle the conflict on his own terms.
Manekshaw joined the first intake of the Indian Military Academy , Dehradun in He was commissioned into the 4th Battalion, 12th Frontier Force Regiment. Following the partition of India in , he was reassigned to the 8th Gorkha Rifles. Manekshaw was seconded to a planning role during the Indo-Pakistani War and the Hyderabad crisis , and as a result, he never commanded an infantry battalion. He was promoted to the rank of brigadier while serving at the Military Operations Directorate.
Sangma M. Severely wounded Sam was moved to Mandalay and then to Rangoon. Sandeep Kulkarni rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Howev.
David Cowanhaving witnessed his valour in the face of stiff resist. Biographies and Autobiographies. Divyansh rated it really liked it May 18.