22.09.2012 06.Tischrei. 5773 Wajelech; Schabbat Schuva
One of the lessons of the Second Lebanon War was that support troops need to be able to enter into the thick of battle.
The IDF’s tank Battalion 53 has known many wars in its long history. Starting out as an infantry unit in 1948, it moved on to the Armored Corps and became a tank force, taking part in every major battle fought by Israel since its founding, including the Six Day War, the Yom Kippur War, and the First Lebanon War….