Dagan, Meir

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Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Administrators, General


Israeli (Eastern European-born) espionage administrator and general

 

1945 - Born Meir Huberman in the Soviet Union, the son of Holocaust survivors.

 

1950 - Immigrated to Israel and settled in Bat Yam, a coastal city south of Tel Aviv.

 

1963 - Enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and served in the paratrooper brigade.

 

1967 - He commanded a company, which fought in Sinai.

 

1971 - Dagan was decorated with the Medal of Courage.

 

1982 - In Lebanon War, he commanded the Barak Armored Brigade.

 

       - Served as the commander of the Israeli unit with a connection to Lebanon.

 

1995 - Retired from the IDF.

 

2002 - Appointed Director of the Mossad by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in August.

 

He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Haifa.

 

 

 

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