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Wingate in formal dress. Wingate's ideas in counter-insurgency, including the need for good small-unit leadership and intelligence helped prepare the future leaders of the Israeli Defense Forces.
Photograph courtesy of Her Majesty's Stationary Office, U.K.


Wingate in formal dress

"Judged by ordinary standards,
[Wingate] would not be regarded
as normal. But his own standards
were far from ordinary. He was
a military genius and a
wonderful man."

- Moshe Dayan

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Haganah sword

Sword symbol of the Haganah