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Saadeh Jallad

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  • Страна местожительства: Palestine
  • Пол: Male
  • Born in: 1910
  • key_age: 113
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Colonel Saadeh Saleh Saadeh Hussein Al-Jallad (Abu Saud; born in 1910 in Tulkarem - died on January 27, 1995 in Tulkarem) was a Palestinian general and military commander, and one of the most prominent Palestinian military figures in the twentieth century. He was commander of the Palestinian police during the British Mandate, and commander of Jerusalem during The period of Jordanian rule, and close to the Jordanian royal family, and a personal military companion to both the Jordanian King Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein and the Jordanian King Al-Hussein bin Talal.

his biography
His Excellency Saleh Saadeh Hussein Al-Jallad was born in the Palestinian city of Tulkarem in 1910. He received his education in the schools of his city, Tulkarem, then joined the Royal Military College Sandhurst in Britain, where he studied the military; He was fluent in the English language, and his father, Salih al-Jallad, was one of the leaders of the Great Palestinian Revolt in 1936.

After his return from Britain, His Excellency Al-Jallad joined the Mandatory Palestine Police Service on March 1, 1932, and continued there until May 15, 1948, when the British Mandate over Palestine ended. In 1967, during the period of the Jordanian administration of the West Bank and Jerusalem.

During his military life, Saad Al-Jallad was included in his positions; He was the commander of the Jaffa region, the Tulkarem region, and the Jerusalem region in Palestine. He was also the commander of the Karak region and the Ramtha region in Jordan, and an inspector general of the Mandatory Palestine Police. He had served in the Arab Army, the Jordanian General Security, and the Royal Jordanian Desert Forces in high positions.

His Excellency Al-Jallad was part of the special investigation committee into the assassination of the Jordanian King Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein in Jerusalem on July 20, 1951. Al-Jallad had participated during his life in military missions in a number of countries of the world, including: Egypt in 1955, and Iran in 1961 and 1963. , Russia, where he completed one of the military courses in 1945, Yemen, where he participated in the Yemeni revolution in 1962, and Saudi Arabia, where he was in the Supreme Command of the Yemen war in 1963, and many others.

After the Naksa War and the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Jerusalem in 1967, His Excellency Al-Jallad retired from military and political work completely and completely. Where Israel permanently banned him from traveling, and therefore he was unable to visit outside Palestine from 1967 until his death in 1995.

in poetry
The Jordanian poet Issa Al-Naouri wrote his first poem entitled “A Tear” and its occasion is that His Excellency the executioner had cried when the column gate was opened in Jerusalem for the first time, on the morning of Tuesday, September 20, 1949, after it was closed for many months due to the Palestinian war.

Among what was mentioned in Al-Na’ouri’s poem about the crying of the executioner’s happiness:
O tear of sincerity, do not dry up, you are the remains of lost pride
Love and revolution have combined, so you are a stinging ember
How many tears like you have shed from a sore, bleeding eyeball
O tear of sincerity, do not dry up, and how many meanings are piled up in you
You were not created for heroes, but the days are - how mean -
O tear, sanctified from a tear, if there were some of our rulers
O tear sanctified from a tear, and you were not the heroes in heartburn

His rescue of King Hussein
His Excellency saved the executioner King Hussein bin Talal from an assassination attempt; And that was during the assassination of his grandfather, King Abdullah I of Jordan, in Jerusalem on July 20, 1951, when His Excellency the executioner hurried to embrace Hussein bin Talal and pull him away from the range of bullets that were targeting him and his grandfather, King Abdullah I bin Al Hussein.

his death
His Excellency Al-Jallad died in the city of Tulkarem on January 27, 1995, at the age of 85, and was buried with a remarkable official funeral. Official delegations from the Palestinian National Authority and the Jordanian government also participated in offering condolences at the Tulkarem funeral home.



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