Click through the slides to view quotes by Ariel Sharon

Career politician and military mastermind Ariel Sharon served as Israel’s 11th prime minister. He was a commander in the Israeli army from its birth in 1948, and played a large role in the War of Independence. Sharon earned the nickname “Lion of God” following his masterful assault in Sinai during the Six Day War and his encirclement of the Egyptian Third Army during the Yom Kippur War. Find out more about this Israeli leader through these five memorable quotes.

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