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Know why Krishna Menon wanted to sack Manekshaw from Army

New Delhi: Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw was one of the most illustrious Generals of the Indian Army. He was popularly called Sam Bahadur.He was a key architect of the glorious military victory over Pakistan in

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: May 11, 2014 7:10 IST

A new biography on Manekshaw by his long-serving military aide, Brigadier (Retd) Behram Panthaki and his wife Zenobia, brings out his character traits, sense of humour, moral and professional courage and the enigma that made up his personality.

Titled Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, The Man and His Times, the biography also discloses that his career was almost over as a major general after he rebuffed Defence Minister V.K. Krishna Menon's attempt to rope him in a bid to isolate the then Indian Army Chief, General K.S. Thimayya, with whom the Defence Minister openly had differences.

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