Secret Soldier by Moshe Betser
The True Life Story of Israel's Greatest Commando

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In this riveting autobiography, Colonel Muki Betser, Israel's premier special-warfare commander and counterterrorist for 25 years, recounts the inner workings of Israel's elite forces which until now no high-ranking military officer has been allowed to reveal. A natural leader, Betser counseled his country's most eminent leaders (Meir, Begin, Shamir, Rabin), then executed their most crucial missions.

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John Green works as an independent computer consultant and established his company, Execuplan Consulting, which specializes in developing computer based planning applications and in training. He's led training courses for software applications and operating systems and has been accorded the status of Most Valuable Professional by Microsoft for his contributions to the CompuServe Excel forum and MS Internet newsgroups. Contact him at Stephen Bullen set-up his own company called Business Modelling Solutions Ltd, which specialises in Excel and Access development and consulting. The BMS web site contains a large number of examples of his work, including tools and utilities to extend Excel's functionality and many examples of Excel development techniques. Stephen can be contacted by email to Rob Bovey is a software developer and is founder and president of the custom application development firm, Application Professionals. Rob developed several Addins shipped by Microsoft for Excel. He also co-authored the Microsoft Excel 97 Developers Kit. Microsoft has awarded him the title of Most Valuable Professional each year since 1995. Robert Rosenberg runs his own consulting business which specializes in Microsoft Office advanced training and custom solutions. As a Microsoft Valuable Professional in Excel, he also continually offers advanced online support on Excel on behalf of Microsoft to users of their Internet newsgroups. Robert can be contacted on at
Published May 1, 1996 by Atlantic Monthly Pr. 276 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, War, History. Non-fiction

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Making up for dry and self- serving passages (``when you serve as a model, you're a commander and not a soldier'') are running narratives of bravado behind Egyptian lines in the Six-Day War and Yom Kippur War, a mission to kidnap Syrian generals in Lebanon, the assassination of PLO planners of th...

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The former commando doesn't skimp on detail, delighting with such tidbits as the revelation that a commando disguised as a female tourist stuffed his bra with hand grenades.

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