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Heroes of Israel : profiles of Jewish courage

Author: Chaim Herzog
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1989] ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A celebration of Jewish heroes, ancient and modern, from biblical figures such as Joshua to the soldiers who staged the raid on Entebbe Airport in 1976 to save 100 hostages.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chaim Herzog
ISBN: 0316359017 9780316359016
OCLC Number: 19510435
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 295 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Joshua: man of faith and loyalty --
Deborah: woman of valour --
Samson: the lonely hero --
David: warrior, poet, nation-builder --
Judah the Maccabee: fighter for freedom --
Bar-Kokhba: taking on the invincible --
The years between: the spiritual heroes --
Joseph Trumpeldor: to fight as a Jew --
The Nili spies: going it alone --
The ghetto fighters: beyond bravery --
Hannah Szenes: hidden strength --
Yigal Allon and the Palmach: the Youth Movement Army --
Dov Gruner and his comrades: the ultimate sacrifice --
David Ben-Gurion: the courageous decisions --
The Yom Kippur defenders: courage in the face of disaster --
Entebbe rescue: wherever Jews are in danger...
Responsibility: Chaim Herzog.

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