History of the War of Independence: A nation girds for war

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University Press of America, 1996 - History - 475 pages
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This first volume of a comprehensive study surveys the political and diplomatic background of Israel's War of Independence. It describes how the Jewish Defense functioned in the 1948 War of Independence and charts the development of the Jewish militias and intelligence services.

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The Struggle For the Objective
Talks Before War
The Third Factor

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Uri Milstein is Senior Lecturer at Bar Ilan University in Israel and has written many books on or relating to war. Alan Sacks, a lawyer in Philadelphia, has been translating Hebrew for nine years.

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