Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography is an autobiographical book by Indian General Vijay Kumar Singh. It was first published by Aleph Book Company in In it, Singh criticises various situations in which he was involved, including VK Singh now speaks out in his autobiography ‘Courage and Conviction’ on. Courage and Conviction has ratings and 15 reviews. Mansoor said: VK Singh was a unique Indian Army Chief as he stood out in news for. Courage and Conviction has 1 rating and 0 reviews. General V. K. Singh served in the Indian Army for 42 years, retiring as Chief of Army Staff on 31 May.

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This is the first time I am reviewing it before completely reading it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An excellent autobiography by 1 of the celebrated generals of India. Its a good motivator. A very tritely written gripping autobiography. It is a known fact that mid way into a Chief’s tenure, he is likely to know who his next two successors are going to be. He raises questions all along be it the defence postures, policies, the military purchase and acquisition process, the land mafias, the politico national integrity As usual the author couldn’t refrain from some self defence points to counter the controversies that surround him but that was inevitable i guess.

The prisoners were herded on to a bridge and I saw a captain who was their adjutant.


Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography by V.K. Singh

Candid, compelling and occasionally controversial, this is the story of a straight-talking soldier not afraid to stand by his convictions. As per him, he had stirred the hornet’s nest, and was being punished. Is this atmosphere of trust deficit having an adverse effect on the efficacy of our armed forces? It will also improve knowledge regarding how army works as well as lot of terms v, are alien to civilians. Read this book because wanted to know more about army men and their life.

The book is his about his journey in the Indian Army and his distinguished career, which saw convicton on the front lines of combat in the Indo-Pak War of Certified BuyerKanpur. Towards the end the author laments about the army: Be the first to ask a question about Courage and Conviction. Should you read this book? He recalls his early days in the Army when he was appointed as the company commander on the LOC in Poonch, to his later of days when he was commanding and leading the most elite regiments in Jammu and Kashmir and the vast eastern Command.

Time and again Singh pointed out the tantrums senior officers throw to get some trivial work done just for their pleasure. IPKFblue star operationmiss management in north eastBangladesh war: Safe and Secure Payments.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Aug 07, Prabhu rated it did not like it. Not many people courae stand up nagainst the government while being in singgh. 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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Must read for each country men, as this gives a really clear image of our politicians way of working.

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The readers get a good insight and some untold stories of his experiences in the war. Cpurage book indirectly put you back in courtroom this time in front of public where common people will be courwge you that a person who was speaking too loudly against govt. 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.