Israel: First in War, First in Peace

Moshe Dayan: 1915-1981

"My policies often change, sometimes radically. But so do circumstances. I like to think of myself as one of those people who adapt themselves to changing circumstances, who react to the changes, and who sometimes help to create them."

—Moshe Dayan

For millions of people around the world, he was, quite simply, the living symbol of Israel. With his distinctive black eye patch and round boyish face, he was instantly recognizable in any country, in any kind of uniform, even in disguise, which he donned from time to time in...

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