On June 2nd 1967, Moshe Dayan became Israel's Defence Minister. Three days later the famous pre-emptive air strike was launched and Israel was at war with surrounding Arab states. In six days of bitter fighting his daring and clear-mindedness had achieved total victory.
What sort of man is Moshe Dayan? Despite his toughness of mind and manner, the man with the eye-patch, one of today’s most colourful and controversial figures, is sensitive and warm-hearted. His “tactical and strategic intelligence” is the product of a disciplined mind.
This up-to-date biography relates Dayan’s character to the events he has influenced and incorporates a great deal of original material. Beginning with his early life and schooldays, the author follows and progress in political and military spheres and, by analysing the many facets of his character, reveals the real man behind the public image.
Author: N. Lau-Lavie
ISBN: 81 87583 05 3