Services Chiefs of India

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Northern Book Centre, 2007 - Admirals - 188 pages
The present book is he story of gallant sons of Indian soil. They staked their lives in the service of the country. It was their bravery and dare-devilry that earned the name and reputation for Indian forces. Without their courage and leadership Indian Forces could never achieve the prominence. All the countries of the world know that Indian Soliders, Sailors and Air-men can die for the country but can never betray it. The First World War and Second World War are the witness of their bravery and courage. They fought in the extreme climatic conditions with minimum resources - in the desert, oceans and in the air. It is the duty of every one of us to pay our homage to these fearless persons working under the leadership of the Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Forces. This book is the succinct and lucid portrayal of the service elites who are the embodiment of gallantry, undaunted courage and devotion to duty. This book is a humble tribute to their bravery and patriotism. This book will be very useful to service officers, youths and research scholars. It will save their precious time by providing all the essential information about the Services Chiefs of India. Salient Features 1. 11 Portrait Photos of the supereme commanders of Armed Forces. 2. 16 coloured and 4 black & white photographs on art paper make the book colourful. 3. 22 Generals, 18 Admirals, 20 Air Marshal & Air Chief Marshal portrait photographs make it a rare collection. 4. It's a vivid glimpse of the Martial History of India from independence to-date.
 

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Contents

The Army
39
Commissioned Ranks in the Army
40
General Sir Roy Bucher 19481949
41
General K M Cariappa 19491953
44
General Maharaja Rajendra Singhji AprilMay 1955
47
General S M Srinagesh 19551957
48
General K S Thimayya 19571961
50
General P N Thapar 19611962
53
Admiral O S Dawson 19821984
118
Admiral R H Tahiliani 19841987
120
Admiral J G Nadkarni 19871990
122
Admiral L Ramdas 19901993
125
Admiral V S Shekhawat 19931996
128
Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat 19961998
131
Admiral Sushil Kumar 19982001
132
Admiral Madhvendra Singh 20022004
134

General J N Chaudhari 19621966
54
General P P Kumarmangalam 19661969
57
General S H F J Manekshaw 19691972
59
General G G Bewoor 19731975
63
General T N Raina 19751978
64
Genaral O P Malhotra 19781981
66
General K V Krishna Rao 19811983
68
General A S Vaidya 19831986
73
General Krishnaswamy Sundarji 19861988
74
General Vishwanath Sharma 1988 1990
76
General Sunith Francis Rodrigues 19901993
78
General Bipin Chandra Joshi 19931994
80
General Shankar Roy Chowdhary Nov 1994Sep 1997
82
General Ved Prakash Malik Oct 1997Sep 2000
84
General Sundarrajan Padmanabhan Oct 200031st Dec 2002
86
General Nirmal Chander Vij Jan 1 st 2003Jan 31 st 2005
88
General Joginder Jaswant Singh Feb 1st 2005to date
90
The Naval Chiefs The Naval Chiefs
95
The Navy
96
Commissioned Ranks in the Navy
97
RearAdmiral J T S Hall 194748
98
Admiral Sir W E Parry 194851
104
ViceAdmiral B S Soman 19621966
106
Admiral A K Chatterji 19661970
108
Admiral S M Nanda 19701973
111
Admiral S N Kohli 19731976
113
Admiral J L Curserji 19761979
115
Admiral R L Pereira 19791982
117
Admiral Arun Prakash 2004 to date
136
The Air Chiefs Air Chiefs
139
The Air Force
140
List of Abbreviation Terms
141
Air MarshaJ Sir T W Elmhirst 19471950
142
Air Marshal Sir R I Chapman 19501951
144
Air Marshal Sir Gerald Gibbs 19511954
149
Air Marshal S Mukherjee 19541960
150
Air Marshal A M Engineer 19601964
152
Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh 19641969
155
Air Chief Marshal P C Lai 19691973
158
Air Chief Marshal O P Mehra 19731976
160
Air Chief Marshal H Moolgavkar 19761978
162
Air Chief Marshal I H Latif 19781981
164
Air Chief Marshal Dilbagh Singh 19811984
166
Air Chief Marshal L M Katre 19841985
168
Air Chief Marshal D A La Fontaine 19851988
170
Air Chief Marshal S K Mehra 19881991
173
Air Chief Marshal N CSuri 19911993
174
Air Chief Marshal S K Kaul 19931995
176
Air Chief Marshal S K Sareen 19951998
178
Air Chief Marshal A Y Tipnis 19982001
180
Air Chief Marshal S Krishnaswamy 20012004
183
Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi 2004to date
184
Bibliography
186
Index
187
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