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Courage and Conviction Courage and Conviction Hardcover General V K Singh served in the Indian Army for forty two years, retiring as Chief of Army Staff on 31 May 2012 His distinguished career saw him on the front lines of combat in the Indo Pak War of 1971 which led to the creation of Bangladesh and in Sri Lanka as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force Considered one of the worlds foremost experts in counter insurgency operations, he is also known for the principled stand he took on many issues during his tenure, from arms procurement to the deployment of the army against the Maoists.Trained at the National Defence Academy and the Indian Military Academy, VK Singh served in regions and in roles crucial to Indias security From his early days as company commander on the Line of Control in Poonch, to commanding elite formationsVictor Force in Jammu and Kashmir and the vast Eastern Command that shares international boundaries with Nepal, Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Bangladesh to his experience of military operations and exercises such as Blue Star, Brasstacks and Trident, General Singhs story makes for fascinating reading Candid, compelling and occasionally controversial, this is the story of a straight talking soldier not afraid to stand by his convictionsInteresting Facts About the BookGives the reader hitherto untold stories about the Generals experiences during the IPKF operation in Sri Lanka, the 1971 Bangladesh War with Pakistan, Operation Bluestar and anti insurgency operations in Kashmir and the NortheastReveals information about bribery and corruption scandals in the armed forces during his tenure as Chief of Army StaffGives the full story about various lobbies who tried to victimize him over the issue of his falsified date of birthGives a worrying picture of how senior officers in the armed forces are constantly harassed by top bureaucrats.About the AuthorA third generation army officer, General V K Singh served with both the 2nd and 25th Battalion of the Rajput Regiment A highly decorated soldier, he was the twenty fourth Chief of the Indian Army In the course of his tenure he took a principled stand on multiple issues and this often brought him into conflict with powerful lobbies both inside and outside government Writer and filmmaker Kunal Verma has produced many critically acclaimed films for the Indian armed forces that include The Standard Bearerson the NDA and a documentary on the Kargil War He has also authored The Long Road to Siachen The Question Whyand the Northeast Trilogy. Best Download Courage and Conviction by V.K. Singh For Kindle ePUB or eBook – freeboooks.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 396 pages
  • Courage and Conviction
  • V.K. Singh
  • English
  • 27 May 2017
  • 9382277579

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  1. says:

    VK Singh was a unique Indian Army Chief as he stood out in news for all the seemingly wrong reasons It was natural for me to seek out his autobiography to know of his times and ideas The autobiography, unlike many from sub continental military figures, is very well written and composed Part of the reason may be that VK Singh had professional help of Kunal Verma in writing it It gives a unique insight to almost four decades of Indian Military and the events it was engaged in Right after his VK Singh was a unique Indian Army Chief as he stood out in news for all the seemingly wrong reasons It was natural for me to seek out his autobiography to know of his times and ideas The autobiography, unlike many from sub continental military figures, is very well written and composed Part of the reason may be that VK Singh had professional help of Kunal Verma in writing it It gives a unique insight to almost four decades of Indian Military and the events it was engaged in Right after his passing out the author landed in to one of the oldest and traditional infantry battalion in Indian Infantry and the initial anecdotes are interesting in explaining ways and standards of inner working of a battalion and early days of a subaltern in it the writer was fortunate to have participated in 1971 war and his narration...

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    BOOK REVIEW COURAGE AND CONVICTION An Autobiography by General VK Singh with Kunal Verma Reviewed by VIKRAM KARVEDetails of the Book Title COURAGE AND CONVICTION An AutobiographyAuthor General VK SINGH with KUNAL VERMA Publisher ALEPH BOOK COMPANY New Delhi, India Year 2013ISBN 978 93 82277 57 6No of Pages 396 including photographs Price Rs 595Book Review During the past few days I saw rather sensational accounts of this book in the media and wondered whether the journalists h BOOK REVIEW COURAGE AND CONVICTION An Autobiography by General VK Singh with Kunal Verma Reviewed by VIKRAM KARVEDetails of the Book Title COURAGE AND CONVICTION An AutobiographyAuthor General VK SINGH with KUNAL VERMA Publisher ALEPH BOOK COMPANY New Delhi, India Year 2013ISBN 978 93 82277 57 6No of Pages 396 including photographs Price Rs 595Book Review During the past few days I saw rather sensational accounts of this book in the media and wondered whether the journalists had really read the whole book or were they ju...

  3. says:

    I always admired General s work After going through his autobiography my conviction becamesolid All the trails and tribulations he has gone through his entire career and,importantly, how he overcame through all of them successfully are really encouraging I liked the way he narrated all his life incidents I was hopeful that his political life would also been discussed but I realized book was published before he joined politics actively To conclude, a good one to fuse enthusiasm a I always admired General s work After going through his autobiography my conviction becamesolid All the trails and tribulations he has gone through his entire career and,importantly, how he overcame through all of them successfully are really encouraging I liked the way he narrated all his life i...

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    Luckily I read this book just when things related to Indian Army in Kashmir is all over news, while media successfully creating an image of mistrust between civilians and their guardians Thanks Sir of telling a story from angle of how a soldier feels when he hear it from everywhere while sitting alone at border.My question from you sir, now you have highlighted all what is wrong with bureaucracy, and how its effecting functioning of our Armed Forces, being in government now are we expecting som Luckily I read this book just when things related to Indian Army in Kashmir is all over news, while media successfully creating an image of mistrust between civilians and their guardians Thanks Sir of telling a story from angle of how a soldier feels when he hear it from everywhere while sitting alone at border...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A riveting book that tracks Gen VK s military career It speaks about his initiation into the forces, followed by various field and peace appointments, all of which helped make way for his eventual rise to the appointment of Chief of Army Staff The book, unfortunately, is riddled with narratives of virtue signalling that try ...

  6. says:

    Awesome book which not only gives the current state of the country but the people leading it Very blunt honest man General Singh gives his account of how the different functionaries are functioning It s so sad that people with power are only filling their cash...

  7. says:

    Excellent and very enlightening bookVery insightful, motivating and gives us courage to think and do what is right I hope bureaucracy and arrmy will improve the systems for benefit of the nation Our leaders will show will and conviction to bring transparency and faith in the system.

  8. says:

    Mediocre book.

  9. says:

    Good reading for Indian Military enthusiasts.Much needed in the relatively empty troves of Indian Military literature

  10. says:

    General V.K Singh is arguably one of the most controversial generals that have served in Indian Army He is known for taking government to court on the issue of his age discrepancy which is still fresh in our memories Though, my reason for reading his autobiography was none of it, I wascurious to know about life in the forces and how on earth our Army works so efficiently with so much of constraints in the budget and with outdated weaponry.The efficiency of our army is only possible beca General V.K Singh is arguably one of the most controversial generals that have served in Indian Army He is known for taking government to court on the issue of his age discrepancy which is still fresh in our memories Though, my reason for reading his autobiography was none of it, I wascurious to know about life in the forces and how on earth our Army works so efficiently with so much of constraints in the budget and with outdated weaponry.The efficiency of our army is only possible because of the unconditional loyalty of our soldiers They don t only lay their lives for the nation but exceed all expectations like building a road within 48 hours Time and again Singh pointed out the tantrums senior officers throw to get some trivial work done just for their pleasure.Singh gives you some deep insight in the life of an army officer Unfortunately, similar to other organizations even army is dominated by favoritism i...

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