Life by the Sword, The Israel Defense Forces


Hosted by Prof. Martin van Creveld, the world’s leading Israeli military historian.
The series Life by the Sword, provides an inside look into Israel's defense forces such as has never been shown before. The producers got access to many sites, locations and traing bases, generally not accesable for the media. The series feature a number of the best known Israeli public figures, former Mossad and Intellegence heads and high ranking army personell. The series also contain a wealth of historic and archival film footage of hitherto unknown sources like from the Israeli army’s archive. (3 x 52m)


1. From War to War

2. Army and Society

3. Future Challenges