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Authentic, definitive account of the war based on data from army
files, by a company commander in this war.
M
a r d o r
, M
u n y a
M
e ir
.
Haganah. New York, New American Library, 1966.
295 p. $5.95.
Firsthand story of the underground Jewish defense force in Palestine.
P
e r e s
, S
h i m o n
.
David’s sling. New York. Random House, 1970. 322 p.
$8.95.
Former Deputy Defense Minister of Israel tells how Israel developed
her military strength, including her search for arms and alliances in
the Western World.
R
o b i n s o n
, D
o n a l d
,
ed. Under fire: Israel’s twenty-year struggle for sur­
vival. New York, Norton & Co., 1968. 381 p. $5.95.
Dramatic personal accounts of Israel’s military, diplomatic and civil
history by journalists, generals, heads of state, etc.
R
o l b a n t
, S
a m u e l
.
The Israeli soldier: profile of an army. South Bruns­
wick, Yoseloff, 1971. 353 p. $8.95.
Depicts the development of the armed forces— its structure, social
diversity, mental attitudes and moral cohesion.
The Seventh day; soldiers’ talk about the Six-Day War. Recorded and
edited by a group of young kibbutz members. Principal editor:
Avraham Shapira. New York, Scribner’s Sons, 1970. 276 p. $6.95.
Gives their thoughts and reactions, providing dialogues of universal
importance.
S
h e r m a n
, A
r n o l d
.
In the bunkers of Sinai. New York, Sabra Books, 1971.
192 p. $5.95.
Outlines military implications of Israel’s presence in the Sinai
Desert and describes life in the bunkers.
S
l a t e r
, L
e o n a r d
.
The pledge. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1970.
350 p. $6.95.
Tells of the clandestine effort, mainly in the United States, of
equipping the Jewish people in Palestine with weapons to help make
the Jewish State a reality.
S
t e v e n s o n
, W
il l ia m
.
Zanek!
A
chronicle of the Israeli air force. New
York, Viking Press, 1971. 344 p. $8.50. Bantam paperbound, $.95.
S
t o c k
, E
r n e s t
.
Israel on the road to Sinai, 1949-1956; with a sequel on
the Six-Day War, 1967. Ithaca, N. Y., Cornell University Press, 1967.
284 p. $7.50.
Incisive study of the causes and effects of the Israel-Arab War of
1956, including a comparative analysis of the 1967 conflict.
GOVERNMENT, POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
A
l d o u b y
, Z
w y
and
B
a l l in g e r
, J
e r r o l d
.
The shattered silence: the Eli
Cohen affair. New York, Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1971.
453 p. $6.95.
Story of an Israeli spy who gained vital information during the Six-
Day War.
A
r ia n
, A
l a n
.
Ideological change in Israel. Cleveland, Press of Case Western
Reserve University, 1968. 220 p. $6.95.
Analyzes the changes in the ideologies of the kibbutz movement and
the political structure of Israel.