My miltary service in Sinai 401 Brigade 46th Battalion

השרות הצבאי גדוד 46 "שלח" חטיבה 401 בסיני

Some pictures taken during my military service in Sinai 1976.
My tank was M 60 Patton the Magach by its Israeli name.
we were stationed 20 km from the Suez canal on the Ismaelia  -Bir Gafgafa road. near Tasa.

Some of the pictures were taken during  exercises  using some T 54 55
Egyptian tanks taken on the Six Days war and Yom Kippur war as targets.

During my military service in Sinai

My tank near the base
Sinai landscape during my service

My personal sub Uzi (regular tank crew gun at the 60 70's)

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1 comment:

  1. Meinzer22/10/09

    I was in Sinai 75-76 doing various kinds of work. I unexpectedly met the division commander Pinko (if I understood his name correctly, I assume it was not a nickname), a very interesting man. Do you know anything about him, his full name, etc? Makes me nostalgic looking at your site.


IDF Sherman platoon pre 1967

IDF Sherman platoon pre 1967

1967 arab propaganda

1967 arab propaganda
Israel must be strong