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'Among India's military greats, he was the greatest'

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December 07, 2017 11:44

Sam Manekshaw led the Indian Army to its greatest military victory this month 46 years ago. Lieutenant Colonel A K Shinde (retd), the field marshal's doctor for 25 years, tells's Archana Masih about the charming man behind the soldier's uniform. Step into your time capsule, right here.

IMAGE: Then General SHFJ Manekshaw with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy Major General BNBM Prasad and DPR Photo Division Archives.

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