Joseph Trumpeldor
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Joseph Trumpeldor

Joseph Trumpeldor, was an early Zionist activist and war hero. He helped organize the Zion Mule Corps and bring Jewish immigrants to Palestine. Trumpeldor died defending the settlement of Tel Hai in 1920 and subsequently became a Zionist national hero. According to a standard account, to him are attributed the last words, reminiscent of Horace: "It does not matter, it is good to die for our country."

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