Our Golani: enlist 1 Brigade of the IDF

Over the years he fought many Division operations and wars and wrote history in Israel’s history and heritage stories. Today join new recruits
The Division lines. Good luck!

תאריך: 22/07/2012, 10:25    
מחבר: מתן גלין, אתר צה”ל

August of Golani fighters arrive at the line: this morning (Sunday), the fresh recruits and the Golani Brigade’s egoz unit to the gates of Tel Hashomer, became soldiers. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Chief of new Division, Col. Yaniv decade attended.

Golani Brigade, 1st Division of the IDF, established in 1948, and held in a legacy among all Israel’s wars. Today everyone must know the 12 regiments
(Barak), 13 (Gideon), and 51 (hatch), but during the war of independence, where the regiment fought valiantly and taken by many soldiers, built five brigade-Regiment 11, 12, 13, 14, 15. Out of five battalions of the regiment only Barak, ו”גדעון,
In 1956, one month before the next operation, Temple 51 Regiment, “popping” onto the lines of Division.

Over the years he fought many Division operations and wars. During the six day war took part in the conquest of Brown on the Golan Heights, and the famous battle of Tel faher. This battle is famous in battle the Division, not in vain the lavish and OC North during this period many Kudos. During the Yom Kippur war the Brigade occupied Mount Hermon in blood, battle given the lives of more than 50 soldiers.

During operation peace for the Galilee were patrol forces and these crops who fought up Mount Beaufort,
Led by then Colonel Irwin marrow LAVI and Commander Gabi Ashkenazi, Chief of staff
General In the same battle, killing six soldiers, in both major TJ scale, Commander Cruiser,
Which received a special mention in his Division Commander.

Since the early 2000s continued the ongoing work, which began in operation defensive shield with the culmination of the second intifada and the second Lebanon war where the regiment lost eight soldiers in 15 battle in Bint Jebel Ali, which is considered one of the most significant battles of the Division when, and the war.

Many personalities out of the Golani Brigade, are former Chief of staff, Lieutenant General (Res.) Gabi Ashkenazi, who commanded the regiment and, Maj. Gen. (Ret.), Meir Amit who also commanded the Regiment in the early years, and after his release from the IDF he served
As head of the institution.

Translated from Hebrew