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Medal of Valor

After the War of Independence, 12 men were givining the highest Medal of Valor for excellence and bravery in action. Seven of them were Palmach members.


Medal of Valor Z'rubavel Horowitz
Medal of Valor Zvi Zibel
Medal of Valor Emmanuel Landau
Medal of Valor Avraham Avigdorov
Medal of Valor Yizhar Armoni
Medal of Valor Yochai Bin Nun
Medal of Valor Yair Racheli
Medal of Valor Emil Brig
Medal of Valor - Siman Tov Gana
Medal of Valor Ben Zion Leitner
Medal of Valor Aryeh Armoni
Medal of Valor Ron Feller

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