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  • The Founding of the Israel Defense Forces

    03/18/2005 11:51:23 AM PST · by IAF ThunderPilot · 19 replies · 542+ views
    As part of my IDF & Israel ping list, I am publishing a series of fascinating stories and facts regarding the IDF or Israel, every friday- one topic once a week. I will include Israeli-Arab wars threads, IDF famous missions threads, stories regarding the life of an IDF soldier, topics about Middle East's startegic balance, etc. Feel free to ask questions about the IDF and Israel- from any kind, and to give suggestions for future topics as the information is for you. Today is the 2nd publishment and today's thread will focus on the Founding of the Israel Defense Forces....
  • Yom Kippur War Volunteers - 30 Years On - Israel

    10/03/2003 2:55:19 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 6 replies · 564+ views
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 3, 2003 | Joel Leyden
    Yom Kippur War Volunteers - 30 Years On As I write the diary below, the first time retracing steps taken thirty years ago in Israel in October 1973, memories begin to pour back along with the anxiety and tears that we all experienced at the time. For many of us, the scars of war will never heal. Nor should they. - Joel Leyden Due in part to faulty intelligence and arrogance, Israel was unprepared for a Syrian / Egyptian surprise attack. The Yom Kippur War took the lives of 2,688 Israeli troops. Jerusalem---October 2003...Sitting in the relative safety of a...