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Sign: Establishment of the battalion - In memory of the 6th battalion of the Palmach-Harel

Yefe Nof St 27, Sho’eva, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל הגדוד השישי

עם פרוץ מאורעות המלחמה לאחר החלטת האו"ם על החלוקה - 29 בנובמבר 1947

הצטרפות "הרזרבה הירושלמית" ולוחמים אחרים לבסיסי פלוגה ח’ - הקמת גדוד "ירושלים" בפלמ"ח
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The memorial site was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

As described in the summary on the sign, the Sixth Battalion was established in Jerusalem by members of Company H of the Second Battalion, and people from the Jerusalem Reserve of the Palmach. At first, the battalion numbered about 150 people and its main task was to protect the convoys arriving in Jerusalem.

Translation of the text on the sign:
Emblem of the Sixth Regiment

With the outbreak of the events of the war following the UN resolution on partition - November 29, 1947

Joining the "Jerusalem Reserve" and other fighters at Company H bases - establishment of the "Jerusalem" battalion in the Palmach

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