ISRAEL: Dear Moshe

From the age of twelve, when he took up sentry duty at a Jewish pioneer settlement to guard against marauding Arabs, Moshe Dayan has been a fighting man. He went to jail in 1939 for fighting in the Jewish underground against the British; two years later he lost his left eye fighting for the British against the Vichy French in Syria. In the Palestine war of 1948-49, Colonel Dayan's motorized Israeli units captured Lydda and Ramie, cleared the Negev desert. In 1953 Dayan became chief of staff of Israel's armed forces, plotted the brilliant blitzkrieg in which Israel's army...

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