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The Dragon’s Bite: Strategic Continuum and Chinese PLA’s Evolving Fire and Teeth
The Dragon’s Bite: Strategic Continuum and Chinese PLA’s Evolving Fire and Teeth
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During Field Marshal KM Cariappa's illustrious career in the Army spanning over three decades (1918-1953), he had a series of firsts to his credit: the first Kodava to join the first batch of Indian cadets at the Daly College, Indore, from where he was commissioned: the first Indian Officer to enter Staff College, Quetta: the first Indian Brigadier; among the first Indians to enter the Imperial Defence College, UK; the first Indian Major General in 1947; the first Indian Commander-in-Chief.

After retiring from the Indian Army in 1953, he served as High Commissioner to Australia and New Zealand till 1956.

His love for the Jawan and his patriotism were legendary and won him the respect and admiration of his countrymen from all walks of life.

In 1986, the Government of India conferred the rank of field Marshal on this outstanding son of the soil.

Field Marshal Cariappa passed away seven years later, on 15 May 1993.

Author: Air Marshal KC Cariappa (Retd)
ISBN: 81-89738-26-7
Pages: 200
Features: Size 8.27"x10.83" Illustrated Colour/B/W Photographs
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 13 September, 2007.
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