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Seventh Brigade

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Submitted by AlbertE. (United States), Mar 23, 2018 at 12:53

Finest unit in the Israeli army is the Seventh Brigade. Armor. Formed in 1948 and staffed primarily by Americans who had fought in WW2. Very few Israeli knew how drive a vehicle at that time and American Jews adept at handing a car, doing maintenance. A standard of excellence was set that still exists.

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