I have good reasons to pay this tribute to Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw(‘SAM BAHADUR’) who passed away on June 27, 2008. I count him as my ‘Parsi Connection’ apart from Mrs. Indira Gandhi who was India’s Prime Minister when I reported to Officers Training School, AMC Centre, Lucknow on July 26, 1970 to attend Basic …
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SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE CELEBRATES ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIAN ARMED FORCES
SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE CELEBRATES ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIAN ARMED FORCES : On behalf of Special Frontier Force. Establishment No. 22, I am very pleased to share this post on Indian Armed Forces. Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4162, USA SPECIALFRONTIERFORCE.ESTABLISHMENT22 Indian Armed Forces Facts About The Indian Armed Forces That’ll Make You Respect Them Even …
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OPERATION EAGLE – GALLANTRY AWARD
SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE – OPERATION EAGLE 1971 – LIBERATION WAR OF BANGLADESH: Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during 1971 initiated the Liberation of Bangladesh with military action in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The battle plan was code-named Operation Eagle. This was India’s undeclared war on Pakistan that commenced on November 03, 1971, a month prior to India’s …
A LETTER TO THE LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS
The Living Tibetan Spirits have set their minds free and they ask all Tibetans to let Freedom flow in the Land of Tibet.
The Victory Over Death – The Psychology of Warfare
The psychological preparation for war demands that the man should overcome his ‘Fear of Death’ so that he could physically march toward’s his enemy’s position and willingly confront the threat of Death.Indian Tradition views this as an act of severing the pedicle or stalk of a Cucumber to separate it from its attachment to the Vine. Breaking Free from Attachment is the Mantra.
THE FIFTH ARMY – THE UNTOLD STORY FROM CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS
In the history of Indian Army Medical Corps, I had the unique privilege to perform the tasks of Nursing Assistant and Ambulance Assistant in providing patient care and comfort when I had accompanied on foot and medically evacuated my battle casualties during the Indo-Pak War of 1971.
MRITYUNJAYA-THE VICTORY OVER DEATH
Victory over Death and harvesting Cucumber.
AN ATTACK ON INDIA’S SYMBOL OF PRIDE
The attack on India’s Symbol of Pride in Bombay-Mumbai.
Winning Peace -The Art of Preparing for War
We can win Peace when we are prepared for War.
India and Iran – What is the connection?
Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw belonged to the Parsi Community which had arrived in India from Persia. I started my military career while Sam Bahadur was the Indian Army’s top Commander. He led Indian Armed Forces to a great victory during Indo-Pak War of 1971. This military experience has helped me while I had participated in Security and Intelligence Operations conducted at Strait of Hormuz, Persian Gulf while serving in the Land Forces of Sultanate of Oman.