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Mordechai Bar-On - historian, one-time Knesset member, former IDF chief education officer - spent an eventful year and a half in the mid-1950s as bureau chief for Moshe Dayan when the latter was army chief of staff. That period coincided with the planning for, and the execution and aftermath of, the 1956 Sinai Campaign, when Israel, in collusion with France and the United Kingdom, undertook an invasion...