In his own words, Dayan claimed he only knew how to 'plow to build the homeland and hold a sword to defend the earth.'" We can accept this as a true epitaph of one of Israel's great patriots.
BOOK REVIEW: ‘Moshe Dayan’ →
Moshe Dayan, in a requiem for a young soldier killed patrolling the Israeli-Gaza border, told Israelis in 1956 that they must be "ready, armed, tough and hard" if they want to plant a tree or build a house.
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