By: Brigadier Behram M. Panthaki (retd) and Zenobia Panthaki
New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2014
Seller ID: 037878
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, whi... View More...