Obama Statement on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
Chicago, IL — Senator Barack Obama today released the following statement of condolence on the passing of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.
"I offer my deep condolences to the people of India, on the passing of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. He was a legendary soldier, a patriot, and an inspiration to his fellow citizens. Field Marshal Manekshaw provided an example of personal bravery, self-sacrifice, and steadfast devotion to duty that began before India's independence, and will deservedly be remembered far into the future."
Barack Obama, Obama Statement on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/291210