Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw: The Man and His Times

By: Brigadier Behram M. Panthaki (retd) and Zenobia Panthaki

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This book is the definitive biography of one of the former chiefs of the Indian Army, Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw. Also called Sam Bahadur, he served with the British Indian Army in World War II and led the Indian Army to victory several times against Pakistan in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 that led to the liberation of Bangladesh in December 1971. It reveals how he grew up in Punjab and and schooled at Sherwood College (Nainital), taking up the entrance examination for the Indian Army in rebellion against his father's refusal to let him study medicine at London. His career, which lasted four decades, from the British era and World War II, to the three wars against Pakistan and China after India's independence in 1947, reveals the stern disciplinarian for what he was and shows how he had an acumen for planning and administration. He also planned the strike at Jammu & Kashmir in 1947–48. The Padma Bhushan awardee helped the country through many battles, and this book tries to bring him to light so that readers can learn how he has helped our country.

Title: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw: The Man and His Times

Author Name: Brigadier Behram M. Panthaki (retd) and Zenobia Panthaki

Categories: Defence, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2014

ISBN: 9789383098309

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 037878

Keywords: Sam Manekshaw Field Marshal India