Dayan, Moshe, 1915-1981

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Moshe Dayan (b. May 20, 1915, Palestine-d. Oct. 16, 1981, Tel Aviv, Israel), General in the Israeli Army and politician, was trained at an early age in the Jewish militia (Haganah) and imprisoned by the British when Haganah was declared illegal in 1939. Released from prison in 1941, he trained as an intelligence scout in Syria. He later took a leading role in the war with the Arabs (1948-49), and beginning in the early 1950s he held a number of key posts in the Israeli government: Chief of Staff, Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Defense, and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

From the description of Dayan, Moshe, 1915-1981 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582113

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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 9/28/78
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 10/17/78
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JULY 10]
referencedIn Records of the Office of the National Security Advisor (Carter Administration). 1977 - 1981. Zbigniew Brzezinski's President's Correspondence with Foreign Leaders Files. 1977 - 1981. Israel: Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan, 10/77-10/78
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Graduation of Israel military aviation course : in the presence of Moshe Dayan, Yitzhak Rabin and Ezer Weizman, Israeli politicians and generals, and David Ben-Gurion, former Israeli prime minister. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Moshe Dayan, Israeli general. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Sam Reiss Photographs - Part III: 1975 Retrospective Exhibit, 1948-1975 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library. Autograph collection, [ca. 1543-1974] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Edward Ginsberg papers, 1950-1997, 1957-1980 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Visiting Foreign Dignitaries/ Inaugaration Ceremony
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 10/4/77
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 26]
referencedIn Fox Movietone News Collection. 1957 - 1963. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 1957 - 1963. Movietone News, Vol. 40, No. 24
creatorOf Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Double wedding of the children of Israeli politician Moshe Dayan : Yaël Dayan, Israeli politician and Assaf Dayan, Israeli author. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Neḥamah Lifshits, Israeli singer and refusnik with Mosheh Dayan, Israeli statesman. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Davies, Diana, 1938-. Papers 1960-1996 (ongoing). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Deformed photos of Moshe Dayan, Israeli general. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Double wedding of the children of Israeli politician Moshe Dayan : Yaël Dayan, Israeli politician, and Assaf Dayan, Israeli actor. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Russell, Samuel C. Samuel C. Russell photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Sam Reiss Photographs - Part II: Photographic Prints, Bulk, 1950-1975, Circa 1930-1975 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Fox Movietone News Collection. 1957 - 1963. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 1957 - 1963. Movietone News, Vol. 40, No. 23
referencedIn Diana Davies Papers MS 309., 1960s-1996 (ongoing) Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Israeli prime minister Levi Eshkol, Chief of Staff Yitzhak Rabin and Defence Minister Moshe Dayan touring the Golan Heights after the Six Day War. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Fox Movietone News Collection. 1957 - 1963. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 1957 - 1963. MOVIETONE NEWS, vol. 41, no. 38
referencedIn Dann, Sol, 1903-. Sol Dann papers, 1933-1970 (bulk 1960-1966). Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (June 12)
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associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
correspondedWith Dann, Sol, 1903- person
associatedWith Davies, Diana, 1938- person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Edward, 1917-1997 person
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Reiss, Sam. person
associatedWith Reiss, Sam. person
associatedWith Russell, Samuel C. person
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Birth 1915-05-20

Death 1981-10-16

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