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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I am sure it is the same in the army. Few snippets that really provide food for thought: Thanks Sir of telling a story from angle of how a soldier feels when he hear it from everywhere while sitting alone at border.

After reading the book, I pondered to myself — the author has said so many things in his book, but what is the cardinal message he is trying to convey? One person found this helpful. Now that you are not shackled by uniform and your yourself are in politics what steps have you taken to tackle and improve our position both countrymen and specifically soldiers and officers.


This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Hoping that his story would serve a purpose, wondering whether mere words are enough, the author ends his book with a quote from Solzhenitsyn: I wish the General a long life and hope he is able to achieve his goals in his political carrier.

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He writes elegantly about how a Brigadier tried to spike his career and how he came out on top. He also writes about his experiences in military operations like the Blue Star movement and Brasstacks and Trident. Indo-Pak war ofKashmir, north east, Sri Lanka – he has seen it all either as a humble company commander, staff officer or commander of a formation.

Return to Book Page. This is the first time I am reviewing it before completely reading it. During the past few days I saw rather sensational accounts of this book in the media and wondered whether the journalists had really read the whole book or were they just sensationalizing a few excerpts. Have doubts regarding this product?

Usually delivered in days? Goodbye to all that1 What ended It’s just like Bible for any Indian Army fan.

HardcoverHardcoverpages. The production quality of the book is superb.

Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography

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After a distinguished career in the Indian Army for 42 years, described vividly in his book, culminating at the very top, he retired as Army Chief on 31 May To ask other readers questions about Couragw and Convictionplease sign up. Unfortunately, that was not to be.


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