He was the only Supreme Commander I ever had - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark B.
    • 21.02.10 | 19:14 (IST)

    Back in 1977 when I was drafted for military service in Holland (14 months) they gave me his picture at reporting at the base and said: "this is your Supreme Commander"(whole Dutch army was officially NATO force in Europe, he was commanding Chief of Staff of all NATO forces in Europe). I remember looking at the picture and thinking: the guy lookes like a moviestar from Hollywood. Goodbye general Haig, Rest In Peace.

    from the article: Alexander Haig was my friend and a friend to Israel
    First published 02:07 21.02.10 | Last updated 09:33 21.02.10
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