Meir Har-Zion

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Meir Har-Zion in November 1955.

Meir Har-Zion (25 February 1934 – 14 March 2014) was an Israeli military commando. He was a key member of Unit 101. Chief of Staff Moshe Dayan described him as "the finest of our commando soldiers, the best soldier ever to emerge in the IDF." Meanwhile, Ariel Sharon described him as "the elite of the elite." He was born in Herzliya, British Mandate of Palestine.

Har-Zion died from natural causes on 14 March 2014. He was 80 years old.[1]

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  1. "Meir Har-Zion, epitome of the Israeli soldier, dies at 80". Haaretz. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014.

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