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By Abraham Rabinovich

First released in 1972 through the Jewish e-book Society.With a foreword through Teddy Kollek, former mayor of Jerusalem.Included 29 black and white photos.Abraham Rabinovich, veteran reporter for the Jerusalem publish, has interviewed greater than three hundred contributors as a way to reconstruct this bright inside of tale of the dramatic occasions of June 5-7, 1967: the conflict for Jerusalem. more advantageous by means of interesting photos and an epilogue tracing the following lives and army careers of the major individuals, Rabinovich's gripping narrative brings the reader to the scene of this significant army victory and emotional reunion of a individuals with their sacred urban.

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The kibbutznikim in the unit—strapping, sunburned, self-confident young men—were the sons and grandsons of the European immigrants who had founded the settlements.

Private Gershon Mack’s father, a prominent Jerusalem attorney, had fought at the Police School in 1948. Gershon’s brother, Hananel, a paratrooper with Gur’s brigade, would before long renew the family acquaintance with the Police School. Gershon himself, a law student, was posted on Abu Tor. Shortly after moving onto the line, Gershon was eating an apple on the roof of his blockhouse when a soldier appeared on the roof of a Jordanian blockhouse 20 yards down the << Chapter >> Home | TOC | Index The Battle for Jerusalem 32 hill and motioned him to throw an apple over.

The following night Gur took over the microphone after the visiting entertainers had finished. “We’re in for a long wait,” he told his men. ” With a combat jump expected imminently, the brigade had been kept together and subjected only to light training. Now the battalions were split up, each going to a different campsite for intensive training. The three battalions differed markedly from each other in character. The 28th was the veteran unit in the brigade, and many of its men had been with it since it was organized ten years before.

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