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Sign: Strauss residence - Commemoration of Underground Movements in Tel Aviv

Balfour St 14, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב
עיריית תל אביב יפו

בשנים תרצ"ו-תש"ח (1936-1948)
שימש בית שטראוס
את ההגנה,
צבא המדינה שבדרך, כבסיס אימונים בנשק קל, שדאות, טופוגרפיה, עזרה ראשונה, קשר, הגנה עצמית ועוד.
המקום שימש גם מחבוא לנשק (סליק).

סמל העיר תל אביב
סמל ההגנה

Between 1936 and 1948, the Strauss residence was used by the Hagana - Israel’s pre-State army - as a base for training in light weapons, fieldcraft, topography, first aid, signal communications and self-defense.
It also housed a secret arms cache.
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The sign is rectangular but its head is designed according to the emblem of the city of Tel Aviv

The building to which the sign was aimed was photographed that day Click for a larger image

Another sign indicates that the place is a building for preservation, and also indicates the name of the training base (MKL 6) Click for sign's details

The additional sign was placed after the renovation of the building as can be seen in the photo taken in 2024 Click for a larger image
In the next photo taken in 2024 on the day the sign of the building for preservation was taken, next to the current sign, you can see that the current sign consists of two parts, and the central part fell to the ground Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
The emblem of the city of Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Jaffa municipality

The emblem of the city of Tel Aviv
The emblem of the Haganah organization

The rest of the Hebrew text is translated to English on the sign

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