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'Among India's military greats, he was the greatest'
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'Among India's military greats, he was the greatest'

Sam Manekshaw led the Indian Army to its greatest military victory this month 46 years ago.Lieutenant Colonel A K Shinde (retd), the field marshal's doctor for 25 years, tells Rediff.com's Archana Masih about the charming man behind the soldier's uniform. IMAGE: Then General S H F J Manekshaw with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy Major General B N B M Prasad and DPR Photo Division Archives Among the family photographs in Lieutenant Colonel A K Shinde and Mrs Raj Shinde's ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

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Arjan Singh's funeral in sharp contrast to lonely send-off given to Army legend Sam Manekshaw

Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh's funeral ceremony in Delhi was in sharp contrast to the manner in which Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw was laid to rest in 2008.
 India Today2 months ago Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh cremated with full state honour  Rediff.com2 months ago India bids farewell to one of its finest warriors  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Indira gets too much credit for the 1971 victory

'Had Sam Bahadur not dictated the timing of India's military intervention, Bangladesh would not have been created without a prolonged battle.'' Manekshaw's strategy won the war for India in just 13 days,' says Sudhir Bisht. IMAGE: Then prime minister Indira Gandhi with General S H F J Manekshaw, then the chief of the army staff. November 19 was an important date for leaders and followers of the Indian National Congress. Had Indira Gandhi been alive on Sunday, she would have been one hundred ...
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Brilliant commanders and brave men won India the 1971 War

Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam's book India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971 gives the reader deep insights into the sharp military minds that shaped battlefield tactics and the precision with which they were executed.Here, Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam describes how the 1971 war reaffirmed the importance of inspirational senior leadership in battle and heralded the emergence of a new fighting class amongst younger officers and men of India's armed forces.Published with the author's ...
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Army Chief pushes for Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal General K M Cariappa

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today pitched for conferring the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on independent India's first army chief, Field Marshal General K M Cariappa. "The time has also come to recommend Field Marshal Cariappa for the ...
 DNA1 month ago Army chief pitches for Bharat Ratna to Field Marshal Cariappa  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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