Heroes of the battle of the Chinese farm gathered to mark 40 years since the Yom Kippur war.

הרמטכ”ל בכנס, הערב. צילום: עומר סלע, דובר צה”ל

“Rattlesnake” battalion fighters of the paratroopers formed a fateful turn in point. Chief of staff: “in light of orshtchs facing storms and challenges of the future.”

תאריך: 13/10/2013, 22:14    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

מלחמת יום הכיפורים

Tonight (Sunday) in the buildings in Jerusalem troop soldiers of paratroopers are to. The Conference was conducted in 40 years to mark Yom Kippur, during which widespread courage of paratroopers troops mainly in the battle of the Chinese farm near the Suez Canal. The Conference was held in the presence of Defense Minister Moshe (Boogie Yaalon);
Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff; The Commander of northern command, General Yair Golan; Charge head, Champ.
Aviv kochavi; The Corps Commander, Maj. Gen. Noam Tibbon and other senior figures in the military.

The Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon (bogey), referring to the heroic troop are fighters “during the Yom Kippur war, which contributed to the verdict. “The regiment enters fierce battle if the war and the history of lachmotino. It was a long and difficult fighting in the territory which returns to Egyptian enemy was in power, “the Defense Minister described the reality of 1973 in Chinese and added that” there were expressions of courage, bravery, determination and fighting evil. “

Referring to the fighters today, noting that “they are trained, skilled and determined to make
The tasks imposed on them when called. They know the glorious legacy of the regiment and heroic story. This generation also who to trust “.

Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff, said that troop fighters Echis “became heroes of the Yom Kippur war – the Chinese farm in particular and throughout the war. “Did you know that there are present to protect it and that you are committed to. The outbreak of war was a painful reminder
This insight and sensitive, “said the Chief.

Meanwhile, the heritage the regiment continued to be built during the war. “What created the heritage requires future under the step in the forty years that have passed since. This is her legacy.
Illustrated anew the determination and value on a mission where the immortal statement restored that not until you commit, “said Lieutenant General Gantz.

The heritage and the IDF onahlo senior echelons to fighters on the ground. “The fighters and commanders of the IDF draws from you until today the willingness and courage necessary to cope with present and future challenges. A orshtchs represents a significant and essential database for us to face our storms and future challenges, and to continue to protect the country and its people firmly warriors as well as the wisdom of commanders, and ensure the security of the State of Israel. The IDF name all I salute you, “the Chief said.

The “rattlesnake” today, Lieutenant Colonel Yoav Bruner also, things in the Conference and the nomination of the current generation of the same Regiment. “They’re intractable and warriors, 2013 determined and professional stamina, clever and curious. They are proud of and committed to the glorious heritage wrote in history, and the Warriors ever. Fighters don’t return until you commit, “stressed.

Translated from Hebrew