MOSHE DAYAN As Defense Minister, he signs a typed 1968 letter to the Minister of Police, concerning the Border Patrol. TLS: “MD” as Israeli Minister of Defense, 1 page, 6½x8. Kiryah [name of military building], 1968 January 30. To the Minister of Police. In Hebrew, regarding the Border Patrol. Translated, in full: “Included herein copy of letter from member of Knesset Shlomo Choen-Tzidon to me and the opinion of the head military council. Your attention is drawn to the second paragraph of his opinion. With blessing”. At lower margin (in unknown hand): “To: Mr Ben-Shur/Your comments on second paragraph of the opinion of head military council.” Moshe Dayan (1915-1981) founded the Haganah militia force in 1939. After serving in the British Army during WWII, he fought in Israel’s first war after independence in 1948, losing his left eye. As Israeli Chief of Staff (1953-1958), Dayan is credited with the Israeli Army’s success in Gaza and the Sinai in the 1956 Suez War. As Minister of Defense (1967-1974), he planned and commanded the Six-Day War (1967). He was Foreign Minister from 1977-1979. Folds touch signature. Lightly creased. Upper right corner diagonally cut. Two file holes at blank right margin. – Please contact us if you have any questions or require additional information. HFSID 265092
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