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Sign: Yalo ridge - 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

רכס ילו

אור ליום י’ בתמוז תש"ח
ליל 16-17 ביולי 1948

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

In the Yalo ridge, also known as the cannon ridge, there were positions of the Arab Legion from which artillery fired at IDF forces. As part of Danny Operation Click for sign's details the battalion was supposed to occupy the ridge. The attack failed. 19 fighters were killed in this attack.

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

Yalo ridge

Night 16-17 July 1948

Failed attack

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