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Soldier of Jerusalem
     

Soldier of Jerusalem

by Uzi Narkiss, Herman Wouk (Foreword by), Martin Kett (Translator)
 

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This is the autobiography of one of the leading military figures in Israeli history. Having grown up in Mandatory Jerusalem, the author relates how the second generation of Israeli 'pioneers' contributed their resources to the building of the state by applying themselves to the young country's defense. The book culminates in his role as commander of the 'liberation'

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This is the autobiography of one of the leading military figures in Israeli history. Having grown up in Mandatory Jerusalem, the author relates how the second generation of Israeli 'pioneers' contributed their resources to the building of the state by applying themselves to the young country's defense. The book culminates in his role as commander of the 'liberation' of Jerusalem in 1967.

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In this autobiography, Israeli politician and military leader Narkiss describes his childhood and parents' homes, his schooling in France, the sources of his love of country, the inception of the Israel Defense Forces, his role in the 1948 War of Independence, his work in organizing the National Defense College, and his experiences as the commander of Israeli forces in the battle for Jerusalem in 1967. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780853033486
Publisher:
Vallentine Mitchell Publishers
Publication date:
02/11/1998
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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