General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya DSO (31 March 1906 – 18 December 1965) was the 3rd Chief of Army Staff from 1957 to 1961 during the crucial years leading up to the conflict with China in 1962. Thimayya was the only Indian to command an Infantry brigade in battle during the Second World War and is regarded as the most ...
Gen. Kodandera Subbayya Thimayya remains India’s most illustrious General. He was the Chief of the Army Staff between May 7, 1957 and May 7, 1961. Born on March 31, 1906 to Kodandera and Sitavva Thimayya in an affluent Coorg family, Gen. Thimayya (known as Timmy to his friends) had his early education in Coorg, after which, he moved to ...
19 de fev. de 2021 · Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, General K S Thimayya, or Timmy, as he was lovingly addressed by his colleagues, was undoubtedly one of the eminent soldiers in the Indian army.
23 de mai. de 2018 · Kodendera Subayya Thimayya DSO, was born in Madikeri, the district town of Kodagu, in March 30, 1906. He became a commissioned officer of the British Indian Army in 1926. In 1948 he was one of the active officers in the actions against the forces of Pakistan in the conflict over Kashmir.
General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya DSO was the 3rd Chief of Army Staff from 1957 to 1961 during the crucial years leading up to the conflict with China in 1962. Thimayya was the only Indian to command an Infantry brigade in battle during the Second World War and is regarded as the most distinguished combat officer the Indian Army has produced.
He appointed Lt Gen Kodandera Subayya Thimayya as the GOC Jammu and Kashmir Force (later 19th Division), and Atma Singh as the GOC Jammu Division (later 25th Division). He launched three subsequent attacks—Operations Kipper, Easy and Bison—to capture the Naushera, Jhangar, Poonch, Zoji La, Dras, and Kargil areas.
12 de out. de 2006 · Army Chiefs General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, DSO Print Email Created: 12 October 2006 Written by 1957-1961 Hits: 11039 General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya assumed charge of the Indian Army, as the 4th Chief of Army Staff, on 07 May 1957.