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Arjan Singh DFC: Marshal of The Indian Air Force

Arjan Singh, DFC: Marshal of The Indian Air Force by Roopinder Singh

Arjan Singh, DFC: Marshal of The Indian Air Force by Roopinder Singh

In April 2002, one of the legends of the Indian Air Force was honoured with the first five star rank of Marshal of the Indian Air Force. No one has deserved the honour more than the famous flyer, Arjun Singh.

When Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh, DFC stood up to the dais to receive the Marshal’s baton from the President of India, it was the crowning glory of a brilliant career.

The Marshal of the Indian Air Force and his biographer, Roopinder Singh. A photograph clicked in 2007 with MIAF Arjan Singh DFC

The Marshal of the Indian Air Force and his biographer, Roopinder Singh. A photograph clicked in 2007 with MIAF Arjan Singh, DFC

From facing the Japanese during World War II, to leading the Indian Air Force during the war of 1965 — Arjan Singh and his men always ruled the skies. Then followed years of distinguished service as a diplomat, Ambassador and High Commissioner. He  was later also appointed Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.
This is the inspiring story of a leader who transformed the Air Force into a professional fighting force.

BOOK REVIEWS

A review by Dr I J Singh, published in The Sikh Review.

A review by Major General Himmat Singh Gill, published in The Tribune  

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