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Sign: Convoy of Nabi Daniel - In memory of the 6th battalion of the Palmach-Harel

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

שיירת נבי דניאל
ט"ז-י"ז באדר א’ תש"ח
27-28 במארס 1948

אירגון וליווי השיירה וקרב לחילוץ אנשיה

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The memorial site was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

A large convoy that went out to deliver supplies to Gush Etzion, which was under siege. On its way back near the village of Nabi Daniel, the convoy encountered a number of checkpoints, at the last checkpoint it failed to cross, a battle developed between the convoy members and the residents of the nearby villages. Fifteen members of the convoy were killed in the battle. Soldiers of the Sixth Battalion participated in the security of the convoy and fought in battle.

The convoy is also mentioned on the memorial site of the sixth battalion of the same brigade Click for sign's details

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

Convoy of Nabi Daniel
March 27-28, 1948

Organizing and accompanying the convoy and a battle to rescue its people




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