Art Of Generalship by K. K. KhannaArt Of Generalship by K. K. Khanna

Art Of Generalship

byK. K. Khanna

Hardcover | August 7, 2015

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History has thrilling accounts of brilliant Generals leading small armies to defeat huge forces of their opponents. Better the Generalship, greater the victories. The Indian Army too has produced many great Generals, who have defeated evil designs of adversaries. Yet they have produced none like Rommel, Manstein, Model, or even like some old Indian warriors like Maharana Pratap, Hari Singh Nalwa, or Zorawar Singh. India can and must produce Generals of that calibre; Generals who don't just defend territory or restore status quo, but those who annihilate aggressors, to teach memorable lessons to adversaries who transgress, who initiate punitive actions for conventional and nuclear deterrence to be effective. To produce Generals of such calibre, the first step is to understand what is good a Generalship. Then study Generalship in previous conflicts to appreciate achievements and also learn lessons from opportunities missed. Only then the Armed Forces can institute measures to improve the quality of Generalship for the future. This book is written to facilitate such study, in that order.
An infantry officer who has the unique distinction of serving in disturbed areas in every rank from 2/Lt to Lt Gen (except one). He sustained critical injuries in an encounter in J&K. Gen K. K. Khanna commanded his battalion, 16 JAT, and an RR Sector (Brigade) in J&K. With carefully conducted intelligence based operations his formation...
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Title:Art Of GeneralshipFormat:HardcoverDimensions:326 pages, 9.27 × 6.28 × 0.94 inPublished:August 7, 2015Publisher:Vij Books IndiaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9382652922

ISBN - 13:9789382652922

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1 - Some Famous Generals The Germans Allied Generals in the West Generals in the East The Israelis War in Vietnam The Gulf War of 1991 Some Indian Warriors of the Past Generals of the Indian Army Part 2 - The Story of Indian Generalship Since Independence The First Indo Pak War of 1947-48 The Sino Indian Conflict 1965 Conflict War of 1971 Kargil 1999 Summary Part 3 - Developing Generals For The Future Political And Bureaucratic Controls Future Conflicts Internal Armed Conflicts Producing Generals For The Future