Air Chief Marshal O P Mehra in his autobiography shares valuable facets of his life and career. The book graduates from the making of Indian Air Force (IAF) during the British Raj to Independent India.
The journey of the author began in the city of Lahore, now in Pakistan. Born in a large family, O P Mehra did most of his academic studies in Lahore. Soon after graduation, he joined the Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF) on the outset of the Second World War. The book expands on his dramatic marriage and life with partner Satya.
From his childhood to the culmination of an eventful career as the Chief of Air Staff, the book contains a wealth of information about people who shaped the nation’s destiny. It reveals interesting shades of the personalities of people like Krishna Menon, Jagjivan Ram, Indira Gandhi and many others, as well as an insight into the decision-making process.
The book will be of interest to defence professionals and historians as well as the general readers interested in dynamic personalities.
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