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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It chronicles the career of an officer from NDA cadet to army chief like no other Indian military book that I have read does. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Details Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page sinyh of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items.

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? Cracking the new CODE of marketing In the new year, marketers will have to focus on four new essentials Flashback He also writes about his experiences in military operations like the Blue Star movement and Brasstacks and Trident.

Sep 29, Bhanupriya Petkar rated convictiom it was amazing. Being from the Army, I could connect more with the places and events described in this book. It helps with price risk management and facilitates effective competition.

The book takes you through a roller coaster ride at the end where Gen Singh talks about one after the other controversies that kept propping up.


VK Singh is one of true soldiers of this nation. No trivia or quizzes yet.

An exceptionally well written book. Luckily I read this book just when things related to Indian Army in Kashmir is all over news, while media successfully creating an image of mistrust between civilians and their guardians.

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Want to Read saving…. Not many people can stand up nagainst the government while being in it. Compelling and interesting real life story of a very brave and extraordinary soldier.

The captain burst into tears. Brijesh sequeira rated it did not like it Dec 15, 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.

Usually delivered in days? Lists with This Book. He was older than me and I asked him if he had eaten anything. General Singh certainly has taken great pains to trace events and names of persons where they are so old memory can not be that accurate. Saab, phear [fear] dar hota hai! Motivational and well as must read for army aspirants. What are we fighting for? Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Read more Read less.

He has served in some of the most crucial and important regions of the country. Goodbye to all that1 What ended Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In closing I will say this – VKS is a great combination of a first rate soldier and strategic thinker – he excelled in both, a very rare combination.

Your book indirectly put you back in courtroom this time in front of public where common people will be judging you that a person who was speaking too loudly against govt. Want to Read saving….


The soldier replied in Hindi: There was nothing to be said, so I moved away, leaving at least one Pakistani soldier to ponder the folly of it all. True Stories of Modern Military Heroes. The convicyion hit me suddenly: Gen VKS is no ordinary soldier – he was consistently the cream of his class whether at cougage at premier institutes in India and the US or in commanding formations.

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

The book is full of interesting anecdotes from the army and the era during which he served to which I found thrilling. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Time and again Singh pointed out the tantrums senior officers throw to get some trivial work done just for their pleasure. May 28, H rated it it was amazing.

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

The New Year heralds an election season marked by yearning, anger, uncertainty — and above all, hope. I am glad I bought this book — it is a valuable addition to my bookcase.

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