Field Marshall S H F J 'Sam' Manekshaw, India's greatest military commander, would have turned 100 on April 3, 2014.
To mark the occasion and to celebrate a brilliant mind, we reproduce this article Rediff.com had published in 2008 on one of India's most-loved soldiers.
A victorious Sam Manekshaw calling on Prime Minister Indira Gandhi after the 1971 war
Photographs Courtesy: Indian Army
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