Yitzhak Sadeh Prize

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Yitzhak Sadeh Prize for Military Literature
Awarded for finest book on a military topic
Country Israel
Presented by The Association for the Award of the Yitzhak Sadeh Prize
First awarded 1972

The Yitzhak Sadeh Prize for Military Literature is an annual award literary award given in Israel for the finest book on a military topic.[1] It is named in honor of Yitzhak Sadeh.


  • 1980, In the Days of Destruction and Revolt by Zivia Lubetkin [2] [3]
  • 1984, To an Independent Jewish Army: The United Kibbutz in the Haganah 1939–1949 by Uri Brenner[4]
  • 1991, Platoon Commander's Pin by Yigal Shefi[4]
  • 1993, The Resistance Boats: Illegal Immigration 1945–1948 by Nahum Bogner[4]
  • 1995, First Signs of Armor by Amiad Brezner[4]
  • 1998, Points of Strength: Settlement Policy in Order to Achieve Political and Security Goals Before the State and in Its Beginning by Osnat Shiran[4]
  • 2006, Beaufort, by Ron Leshem


  1. ^ Sadeh military literature prize to be awarded, Greer Fay Cashman, Sept. 4, 2001, Jerusalem Post
  2. ^ Yisrael Galili Center for Defence Studies
  3. ^ Published by the Ghetto Fighters' House, 1979/80; English edition: 1981
  4. ^ a b c d e "Books" (in Hebrew). Galili Institute for Research of the Defense Force. Retrieved 2010-04-13.