Remembering Sam ‘Bahadur’ and His Contribution to India

Sam Mankshaw’s impeccable leadership led India to victory against Pakistan within 13 days in 1971.

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Sam Manekshaw was arguably one of the greatest soldiers the Indian Army has seen.

As the Chief of the Army Staff, Sam’s service to the nation is immense -he united the army, navy and air force into a team, helping India win against Pakistan in 1965, and even more significantly, the 1971 Indo-Pakistani war that led to the liberation of Bangladesh.

The Quint takes a look at some of the most remarkable stories from Sam Bahadur’s life.

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