Bar-Lev, Haim

Born: Nov 24, 1924 AD
Died: 1994 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Austrian
Categories: General, Politician

1924 - Born on the 16th of November in Vienna, Austria.


1948 - Colonel and commander of the Eighth Battalion (Mechanized) in the Negev Brigade.


1956 - Commanded the 27th Armoured Brigade, which captured the Gaza Strip, before turning southwest and reaching the Suez Canal.


1962 - Became the commanding officer of the Northern Command.


         - Director of Operations within the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).


1967 - He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff in the IDF.


1968-1971 - Served as IDF's Chief of General Staff, which made him the highest-ranking military officer.


1973 - He replace Shmuel "Gorodish" Gonen as chief of the Southern Command.


1977-1984 - Served as General Secretary of the party and as a Member of the Knesset.


1984-1990 - Bar-Lev served as Minister of Police and as a member of the "inner cabinet."


1992 - He retired from the Knesset.


1992-1994 - Bar-Lev served in Moscow as Israel's Ambassador to Russia.


1997 - He died on 7th of May in Tel Aviv.




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