David Ben Gurion

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Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II

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In 1950, while Schwimmer (an engineer and a former transport pilot in World War II) was managing a small airport outside Los Angeles, USA, David Ben Gurion stepped out of a car to convince Al Schwimmer to go to Israel to set up the air force of Israel.
The Egyptian Gazette of November 4, 1955 also used its 'From the Arabic Press' corner to further expose the 'fake' peace offer made by the Israeli Prime Minister David Ben Gurion.
David Ben Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel, once prophesised that "the old (refugees) will die and the young will forget." He spoke with the harshness of a conqueror.
It is Still 1948 "The old will die, and the young will forget." -- David Ben Gurion.
According to the activists, David Ben Gurion, the first Prime Minister of Israel, was responsible for drafting policy which intentionally drove Palestinians from their homes and disallowed them from returning.
After an introduction reviewing the key events of the decade, the book is divided into two sections on Canada's Progressive Conservative government headed by John Diefenbaker and his relations with Israeli leader David Ben Gurion during the first half of the decade, and Pearson's Liberal government and its relationship with Israeli primate minister Levi Eshkol in the second half of the decade.
Speaking during a visit to Independence Hall in Tel Aviv on Thursday, where David Ben Gurion declared Israel's independence in 1948, Netanyahu said: "We heard the insults and curses from the Lebanese border today.
When David Ben Gurion made the decision to pursue the nuclear option, together with Ernst David Bergmann and Shimon Peres, it was because the triumvirate knew perfectly well that Israel would be isolated
David Ben Gurion (the first Israeli Prime Minister): If I were an Arab leader, I would never sign an agreement with Israel.
The boy, born in 1939, grows up during the last days of the British mandate and the first years of the Jewish state, in a milieu populated by now-legendary characters like Menachem Begin, David Ben Gurion and S.Y.
He was a senior aide to the country's first prime minister, David Ben Gurion, developed Israel's nuclear programme, built up the military in the 1950s and has held every senior government post, including three stints as prime minister.
David Ben Gurion (the first Israeli Prime Minister) stated: 'If I were an Arab leader, I would never sign an agreement with Israel.
The author gives special prominence to the dreams and aspirations of David Ben Gurion, Israel's first Prime Minister.
Israel, led by Prime Minister David Ben Gurion, declares its independence.