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Sam H.F.J. Manekshaw
Birth: Apr. 3, 1914
Death: Jun. 27, 2008

Indian Military Leader. He became the eighth chief of the Indian Army in 1969. In 1971 he led the country's forces in the war with Pakistan that ended with the creation of Bangladesh from East Pakistan. For his triumph, he received a Padma Vibhushan, India's highest civilian award and was the first Indian General to be conferred the rank of Field Marshal. He retired in January 1973, after four decades of military service. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Parsi Zoroastrian Cemetery
Tamil Nadu, India
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jun 30, 2008
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Sam H.F.J. Manekshaw
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Sam H.F.J. Manekshaw
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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