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  • Jack Jacob: The general who saved India from more war

    August 6, 2012 | 12:50 pm

    Lt. Gen. Jack Jacob, a national hero in India for likely saving hundreds of thousands of lives, is planning to fade away.

    “I’ve just had my 89th birthday,” he says, “I think I’ve earned the right to rest.”

    So Jacob, India’s “top-ranking Jew,” stayed home on his...