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Sign: The Main Signal Station - Commemoration of Underground Movements in Tel Aviv

Ahad Ha’Am St 84, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב
עיריית תל אביב יפו

על גג בניין זה (המקום הגבוה ביותר בתל-אביב דאז) פעלה בשנים תרצ"ו-תרצ"ט (1936-1939)
תחנת האיתות הראשית
של ההגנה - צבא המדינה שבדרך.
האיתות התבצע בפנסים בשעות הלילה ובהליוגרף בשעות היום.
באמצעות התחנה התקיים הקשר עם רבים מהיישובים העבריים.

סמל העיר תל אביב
סמל ההגנה

From 1936-1939,
the Main Signal Station
of the Hagana - Israel’s pre-State army - operated on the roof of this building (once the tallest in the city).
Using lanterns at night and heliographs during the day, the station maintained communications with many Jewish towns and villages.
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The sign is rectangular but its head is designed according to the emblem of the city of Tel Aviv

The following pictures taken that day show the sign and building on which it is located Click for a larger image, Click for a larger image

The building also appears on the site as a building for conservation Click for sign's details

Another signaling station was not far from this place, on the water tower on Maze Street Click for sign's details

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 Lehi organization

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

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