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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Courage and Conviction Hardcover General V. The career progression till rise to Army Chief of the author is narrated always with a few incidents in every rank and station which speaks of a superb memory in retention of even minor incidents like those explained.

The autobiography, unlike many from sub continental military figures, is very well written and composed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Autobiography: Courage and Conviction, General V.K. Singh

There was nothing to be said, courge I moved away, leaving at least one Pakistani soldier to ponder the folly of it all. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Awesome book which not only gives the current state of the country but the people leading it.


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

Second part picks up well when some real issues are highlighted. Candid, compelling and occasionally controversial, this is the story of a straight-talking soldier not afraid to stand by his convictions.

Every part was interesting. It speaks about his initiation into the forces, followed by various field and peace appointments, all of which helped make way for his eventual rise to the appointment of Chief of Army Staff.

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Pained to find about the corruption in Indian army at highest levels. Aug 28, Dev Devesh rated it really liked it. Certified BuyerPune. His distinguished career saw him convicfion the front lines of combat in the Indo-Pak War ofwhich led to the creation of Bangladesh, and in Sri Lanka as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Show details Buy the selected items together This item: Very blunt honest man General Singh gives his account of how the different functionaries are functioning. A riveting book that tracks Gen VK’s military career.

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Pity the book got over soon. His distinguished career saw him on the front lines of combat, in the Indo-Pak War of which led to the creation of Bangladesh and in Sri Lanka as part vj the Indian Courge Keeping Force. I am going to read this a second time. This is the first time I am reviewing it before completely reading it. And there is plenty of food-for-thought in this book. He was also the first serving Indian military chief to take the Government to court.


A highly decorated soldier, he was the twenty-fourth Chief of the Indian Army. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

I finished the book in 3 sittings – so engrossing! Certified BuyerNew Delhi. Singh served in regions and in roles crucial to India’s security. Nov 21, Rajat Yadav rated it really liked it. Couldn’t stop reading, and spent the whole night and morning, till I finished it. During the course of our carrier we have read many Biographies and Autobiographies of famous Military leaders. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. An excellent autobiography by 1 of the celebrated generals of India.

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