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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Brij Mohan Kaul
RLIN number: NXCP89-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: 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, Korea, 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.
Extent: Transcript: 445 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Mrs. B.N. Kaul A/l6 West End Colony, New Delhi 21, India. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1964 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kaul, Brij Mohan, 1912-1972
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker occupation: Indian Army officer
Age at speaking: 52
Document date: 1964
Interviewer: Shine, Richard
Organizations discussed: United Nations
Historical events discussed: Korean Conflict, 1950-1953
Locations discussed: Asia; India
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Diplomats--India; India; India--History--20th century; India--Politics and government--20th century; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; Military education; Oral history; United Nations; Veterans--India
Topics discussed - Other terms: Kaul, Brij Mohan, 1912-1972
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020959-16399