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Sign: Bayt Jiz - 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

בית ג’יז

י"ח באייר תש"ח
27 במאי 1948

גדוד 73 - חטיבה 7
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The memorial site was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

The 73rd Battalion of the 7th Brigade was an armored battalion that some members of the Sixth Battalion joined (the Foremen Click for sign's details). The village of Bayt Jiz was captured (again, two days after the first time) as part of the preparations for Operation Ben Nun B in which they tried to occupy the Latrun area.

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

Bayt Jiz

May 27, 1948

73rd Battalion - 7th Brigade
Conquest of the village



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