טקס הענקת התעודות, אתמול. צילום: דובר צה”ל
General Tal Russo, presented certificates of appreciation to the rescue company 3, battalion awarded 564 among Chinese on the farm during the Yom Kippur war
תאריך: 14/03/2012, 23:33
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל
The southern command gave yesterday (Tuesday) certificates of appreciation to the rescue company 3, battalion 564 lekhem among Chinese on the farm “during the Yom Kippur war.
The ceremony took place in the presence of Commander Southern command, Aluf Tal Russo, Commander of 91st Division, Brig. Gen. Yehezkel, southern command headquarters and rescue staff families. The story of extraordinary heroism in the battle of the Chinese farm led by Chief of general staff, General Benny Gantz, a rescue team returning to the cards expressing their gratitude to the initiative and courage of the staff.
Southern Command Chief, Gen. Tal Russo, thanked the rescue team for their work in the name and on behalf of
The IDF said that they constitute “a role model for soldiers and commanders in future generations.”
At the beginning of the Yom Kippur war fought from “c” company in area of 564, Hiya. At 11:00.
In October 1973 the company was added to Armor Division 217, each Department ordered one from the
The Division. A Division under the command of Lt. Mickey hot arrow under tank battalion 142. On October 15th at night, from Knights of heart operation, which had surfaced in which IDF forces.
The Suez Canal. The aim of the operation was to move the fighting into enemy territory and thus bring a decision on the Egyptian front. The bloody campaign to field of bridgehead on the West Bank of the Canal, claimed the lives of IDF fighters and a large number of wounded.
Gaza fighting, especially in an area known for days, “Chinese farm”.
On 16 October, at night, from Parachute Battalion 890 axis scan and destroy enemy was discovered in the area in order to allow the forces to move towards colachim. The regiment encountered a large Egyptian force was digging. Soon many of the regiment were injured. The exact conditions of Egyptian fighters and rescue the wounded and the dead. A number of forces were called to help rescue the injured, which lasted throughout the day.
After that it seemed that all the wounded were rescued, reported that IDF fighter, Sean, left wounded in the fire-struck area. Lieutenant Mickey press decided to enter in order to extract the wounded. He’s so that my feet couldn’t reach the Sasson, ordered Lieutenant Mickey click make SWAT ride on under artillery cover, APC, came the rescue force to the stricken area to find joy and extracted. Initially wounded but not detected power, while discovering the steadfastness, repeated rescue attempts until we find him. The condition set and he was an armored personnel carrier, returned to the IDF forces and thus saved his life.
The names of the recipients of certificates of appreciation:
Lieutenant (Ret.) Hickey press
Sgt. (Res.) Uzi Ben-Zvi
Sgt. (Ret.) Shaul levy
Sergeant (Ret) Abbas Pinsky
Sergeant (Ret) Timothy Brill
Sergeant (Ret.) Menachem Ravid
Translated from Hebrew