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    Ben-Gurion letter on the security of Israel: "when it comes to the test, the Israel Defense Forces will be able to defend our peace and our sovereignty"

    David Ben-Gurion Typed Letter Signed "D. Ben-Gurion" as Minister of Defense on State of Israel letterhead, in Hebrew, one page, 6" x 8", August 26, 1955. "I have no doubt that the problem of security disturbs your rest. True, the problem of security, at this time, is the principal problem of the State. Any person - just like an entire nation - can feel the danger waiting at his door. We are a small nation, and any boasting we do will only make a laughingstock out of us. But we are not powerless, not in the military sense, and certainly not in the moral and political sense. I, however, am calm and certain that, when it comes to the test, the Israel Defense Forces will be able to defend our peace and our sovereignty - the Israel Defense Forces is the army of the people, and of all its circles and factions..." File holes along right margin, otherwise fine condition.


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