Israel: The Generals Mean Business

Rare is the book publisher who gets the opportunity that befell Uri Ben-Ari, general manager of Tel Aviv's Lewin-Epstein Co. When he was recalled to his other job as an armored-brigade commander two weeks before the 1967 war, he organized a team of photographers and journalists and readied them to cover the battlefronts. Six weeks after he led Israeli tanks into the Arab part of Jerusalem, he brought out Victory, the first book on the war. It sold 150,000 copies in Israel alone, and has since been translated into English, French, German...

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