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Title: Shield of David: An Account of Israel's Defence Forces
Description: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1970, First Edition. (ISBN: 0297001337) Hardcover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Yigal Allon was jewish, and was borned is Palestine. He witnessed the creation and development of the Jewish defence, andwhen his time arrived, he took a part in it. He was a member of the respond forces that attacked the Arab bases in respons to their attacks on Jewish settlements. He was the commander of the Palmah, the Hagana's elite unit. In the1948 war he commanded "Yiphtah" operation at the Galilee, and when he was turned to the commander of the southern front, his strategy and briliant tactics had beaten the strong Egyptian army. In 1967 he was offered to be the minister of defence, but refused, and yet was a part of the security counsol and an advisor to the prime minister in security and defence manners. Fine/Fine.

Keywords: Folklore Anthropology Ethnology Arabs Middle East Jordan Syria Deserts Damascus Palestine Baghdad Iraq Israel Military Lebanon Sinai Saudi Arabia T.E. Lawrence of Muslim Islam Egypt Jews Jewish Judaica War Zionism Suez Nationalism Politics Sociology Milit

Price: GBP 25.00 = appr. US$ 35.70 Seller: Delectus Books
- Book number: 039651

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