38 years to the Yom Kippur war: “the security of Israel — no wonder”

צילום: אורי שיפרין, דובר צה”ל

Chief Lieutenant General Benny Gantz participated in State ceremony marking 38 years יו”כ war, which has cost our troops spaces 2,689. Minister Ali: “the victory proved ever
You can determine the State of Israel on the battlefield. “

תאריך: 09/10/2011, 15:43    
מחבר: אביחי חיים, אתר צה”ל

Israel held a State today (Sunday) that the Memorial and the State annual marking Yom Kippur war. The war, which erupted 38 years ago, claimed
2,689 troops spaces. In Israel live 1,223 war orphans, widows and -880 810 bereaved parents.

In a ceremony attended by Government Ministers and Knesset members, Vice Chairman, Chief of staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz and champions, members of staff of the IDF.

“Those who do not remember the moment the war”, and said Defense Minister, Matan Vilnai, who spoke on behalf of the Government. “When once opened fire became the State of Israel. To the bereaved families, the Horn is left in the air, marks the anxiety that attacked them, the fate is in front, “added Minister Vilnai.

“Unfortunately, the Yom Kippur war was the last war. Israel security campaign – no wonder. In the IDF military went on, the people’s Army’s victory, his troops and his commanders, saved the State of Israel. This victory, historically, paved the way for the peace agreement with Jordan, and recognizing that it is impossible to determine the State of Israel on the battlefield, “concluded Minister Vilnai, who wished to participate in the bereaved families ‘ Unfortunately for them.



צילומים: אורי שיפרין, דובר צה”ל

Translated from Hebrew