Oral history interview with Brij Mohan Kaul, 1964

 

Name
Kaul, Brij Mohan, 1912-1972 (Interviewee)
Shine, Richard (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Brij Mohan Kaul, 1964
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Brij Mohan Kaul, 1964
Abstract
Education, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1933; Rajputana Rifles; Secretary, Nationalization Committee, India, 1946-47; India's Military Attache, Washington, D.C., 1947; adviser, Indian delegation to United Nations Security Council, 1948; fought in the Kashmir War till the end of 1948; commander, infantry brigade and division, 1948-56; Chief of Staff, Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission, Ko rea, 1953-54; visits to Peking and other parts of China, 1954; Quartermaster General, 1959-61; Chief of the General Staff, Indian Army, 1961-62; Chinese invasion of India, 1962; premature resignation from the Indian Army, December, 1962; impressions of Jawaharlal Nehru, Krishna Menon, and many others
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Diplomats--India; Veterans--India; Military education; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Korean War, 1950-1953; India History 20th century; India Politics and government 20th century; Kaul, Brij Mohan, 1912-1972; United Nations
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1964
Physical Description
sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Indian Army officer
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Richard Shine
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7139265
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/cm8e-ng81
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.