A Warrior's Way

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SP Books, Sep 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 423 pages
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Israel's most decorated living soldier relives his greatest battles in this thrilling account. The renowned tank commander and current Parliament member received not only the Distinguished Service Medal, but also the Israeli Defense Forces' most rarely-issued award: the Medal of Valor.
  

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Contents

PostWar Days
8
To leave or not to leave
16
A MATTER
23
INTO UNIFORM
30
OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL
42
Armored officer training
48
On Alert in the North
60
THE FIRST
69
October 13241973
198
Citations
205
REHABILITATING
212
Reconstructing a Reserve Training Base
219
To the Golan Heights via Israel TV
232
THE SEVENTH BRIGADE
235
Command and leadership
248
Innocent abroad
261

Monday June 51967
78
Up in Flames
91
Protecting the Troops
106
Combat Medicine
115
Disability
136
Young leaders
142
Secondincommand
151
THE YOM KIPPUR WAR
160
Yom Kippur October 61973
167
Monday October 81973
177
Courage and fear
188
A division in a field of basalt
274
Operation Hotem Official Seal
288
Sunday June 61982
309
The Arnon Highlands
322
Perseverance
335
June 89 1982
360
Wednesday June 9
382
Combat reaction syndrome
396
Schedules
409
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About the author (1993)

AVIGDOR KAHALANI, a war hero, commanded the 7th Brigade, an Israeli tank battalion, during the Yom Kippur War. Now retired and serving in the reserve forces, he headed Israel's General Staff College until recently. He now oversees the Amal Network of 93 vocational schools, enrolling 13,000 Israeli youths and adults.

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