Deceased major General (Ret.) Avraham botzer, Navy commander VIII

אלוף (במיל’) אברהם בוצר

Navy command period was rich in operational activities, as well as many businesses in developing and strengthening the force both in purchasing and implementing new combat theories

תאריך: 03/06/2012, 20:08    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Avraham botzer, the eighth Commander of the Navy, died today (Sunday). Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Avraham botzer, aged 83 at his death, is survived by his wife and a daughter.
 
Head
The General staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, general staff of the IDF, IDF commanders and soldiers in the regular and reserve army salute in memory and participate in the family.
The funeral of Colonel (Ret.) Avraham botzer to be held tomorrow at the military cemetery at Kiryat Shaul at 5 pm.
 
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Avraham botzer brought to rest at the ceremony.
The Israeli military and carried by six officers with the rank of major general. IDF puts
The request to avoid media coverage of the funeral.

Salute, IDF Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Avraham botzer, work, and legacy long-standing contribution to the security of the State of Israel.

Maj. Gen. Avraham botzer was born in Poland in 1929 and immigrated at the age of eight. In 1946, at the age of 17, he joined and served in a variety of tail command positions and training. Mountaineering period, help raise ascenders. With the establishment of the IDF was drafted into the Navy.

In 1954, he served as Chief of naval operations. In 1955 he was sent to Britain as part of a purchase of a new Navy destroyers but the outbreak of kadesh was called back.
To country. In 1957, upon his return to Israel, returned to head the branch operations. In 1959 he was appointed commander of the Israeli Navy ship. In 1961 he was appointed Deputy Head of Department and two years later came the command course in Britain.

In 1964 he was appointed head of the Department of manpower in the force and two years later went to study economics
And political science. In 1967, after graduating, became head of the Department.
In 1968 he was appointed commander of the Navy, a post he retained until 1972 the Corps command period was rich in operational activities, as well as many businesses in developing and strengthening the force both in purchasing and implementing new combat theories.

After his retirement from the IDF, was appointed ceo of EAPC now (Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline), a position in which he served for over 20 years.

Translated from Hebrew

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