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Sign: Tel Aviv - Kikar Hill - a monument to commemorate the the Yarkon river crossing


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Kikar Hill 2, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
בלילה אור ליום ו’ טבת
שנת הת’ר’ע’ח
עברה הבריגדה ה 156
של הדיויזיה ה 52 (לולנד)
במקום הזה את הנהר ע"י גשרים קלים ורפסודות
ולכדה את העמדה התורכית
שיך-מואנס

ON THE NIGHT
20th-21st DEC 1917
THE 156th BROGADE
52nd (LOWLAND)
CROSSED AT THIS POINT BY LIGHT BRODGES & RAFTS
AND CAPTURED THE TURRKISH
POSITIONS AT SH MUANNIS
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A monument commemorating the second crossing of the Yarkon by the 52nd Scottish Division from south to north. Hill Square in Tel Aviv is named after the division commander, General John Hill Click for sign's details

The English text appears in the following image Click for a larger image

The monument was photographed that day Click for a larger image

A very similar monument is located at Tel Quadadi near the Yarkon estuary Click for sign's details



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