A new look at the life and times of Moshe Dayan
Haaretz talks to Dayan's former aide Mordechai Bar-On, who has now written a biography of the late and controversial war hero and government minister.
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...
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