Sadeh, Yitzhak (Landsberg, Yitzhak)

(1890-1952)
   Israeli labour and military leader. He was born in Lublin, Poland. He served in the Russian army, then in 1920 left for Palestine, where he became the head of Joseph Trumpeldor's Labour Battalion. In 1941 he organized the Palmah, which he commanded until 1945; later he served on the staff of the Haganah. After the creation of the State of Israel, he commanded the Eighth Armoured Brigade. He published stories, plays and memoirs.

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