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A Great Man

"He was a taciturn philosopher-soldier of terrific endurance, a hard-fibered, charismatic young leader, a magnificent fighting man.

On the Golan Heights, in the Yom Kippur War, the unit he led was part of the force that held back a sea of Soviet tanks manned by Syrians, in a celebrated stand;

and after Entebbe, "Yoni" became in Israel almost a symbol of the Nation itself. Today his name is spoken there with somber reverence."