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Sign: Negba -The Water Tower


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Negba, Israel
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On the sign:
מגדל המים
הוקם ב-1940, בהפגזת 22/5/1948 נפגע ומאז שימש עמדת תצפית לאיזור
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THE OLD WATER TOWER SYMBOL OF THE STUBBORN STAND OF NEGBA 1948
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The water tower was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

In the next picture from which the sign was taken you can see the destruction caused by the bullets hitting the base of the tower Click for a larger image

The site is also defined as a heritage site in Israel Click for sign's details

The Hebrew text contains more details
Translation of the text on the sign:

The Water Tower
Established in 1940, in the shelling of 22/5/1948 damaged and since then used as an observation post for the area
Symbolizes Negba’s standing in the 1948 war



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