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Sign: Operation Nachshon - 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

מבצע "נחשון"
כ"ב באדר ב’ - ה’ בניסון תש"ח
2-14 באפריל 1948

השתתפות בקרבות הקסטל, קולוניה, סריס, צובא, ואבטחת השיירות הגדולות
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The memorial site was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

After the Battle of Nabi Daniel’s Convoy Click for sign's details And the losses that were in it, it was decided to try to take control of the access roads to Jerusalem, instead of relying on convoys traveling in hostile territory. In this operation in which 3 battalions participated, battles were fought in several places. As a result of the operation in which the village of Al-Qastal was captured, the road to Jerusalem was temporarily opened.

This operation was also attended by the Fifth Battalion of the same brigade Click for sign's details

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

Operation Nachshon
April 2-14, 1948

Participation in the battles of the Al-Qastal, Qalunya, Saris, Tzova, and the security of the large convoys




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