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Monday, February 14, 2011

A Brief Profile

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

8th Chief of Army Staff

A Brief Profile 

Full Name : Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw

Nickname :  Sam Bahadur

Place of birth : Amritsar, Punjab

Place of death : Wellington, Tamil Nadu

Resting place  : Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Allegiance :

British Raj (till 1947)

India  : (after 1947)

Service/Branch : Indian Army

Years of service  : 1934-2008
Rank  : Field Marshal

           Battles/Wars           

World War II 1939 - 1945

Indo-Pakistan War of 1948

Sino-Indian War 1962

Indo-Pakistan War of 1965

Indo-Pakistan War of 1971

Awards

Padma Vibhushan

Padma Bhushan

Military Cross

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