General Kagan: spirit of Yom Kippur continues to sit in the IDF fighters

Maj. Gen. Gershon Hacohen participated in a ceremony launching the “ability”, depicting seven Division sources during the Yom Kippur war and said that the war was “a major intersection in the redemption of Israel” in his homeland with

תאריך: 26/08/2013, 19:45    
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Last Thursday was the launch of the book “the ability,” he wrote.
Col. (Res.) Ilan Crescent. During the Yom Kippur war he served as Division 7 km tree
And large-scale research on the Division for a decade, some of the deliverables is published in his new book, which deals with the main krbothia of the 7th armored brigade and sneered sources.

Launching ceremony attended the Northern Corps Commander, Maj. Gen. Gershon Hacohen, from 1974 to 1982, he served in various command positions in Division 7.

“The 7th Armored Brigade’s battles himata Yom Kippur war appreciated international professional and world glory in war,” said the priest, “in this position, even 40 years of war, beneath me to emphasize as a service only, almost
The Joint Chiefs has experienced as the Yom Kippur war, the size of the victory that won him that
Unfortunately, the repressed and dimmed during the trend prompts since those days, to glorify the awareness and trauma “.

General Kagan argued in his remarks that “the Yom Kippur war, a major intersection in Israel’s salvation process in his homeland, known since the war dramatic importance when decorating station in the Jewish story. Not necessarily the most important historical information, like how we tell the story of the war.

“The 7th Armored Brigade, also in fact theres days — even in the days after the war, as well as in the years after the war was in the spirit of warriors and power and the size of the victory,” added the priest, explaining that “the spirit has been rooted in a clear understanding among combatants that carried them and they only depend on the fate of war and are willing to stand up at all costs.”

In summary words told the priest that the spirit continues to sit in either Division fighters
7 in 2013, as in all IDF fighters. “Your great victory and division commanders warriors 7 on Yom Kippur Meyer since us as sublime masterpiece and new generations of fighters power motive inspire.”

Translated from Hebrew

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