On bravery and growing up: A true story

After weeks of nonstop fighting, with friends wounded and killed before their eyes, no one can tell these young IDF soldiers their generation is spoiled and lacking values.

August 21, 2014 12:07
IDF soldiers

Friends since kindergarten, Neveh Dan residents get together for the first time. (photo credit: Courtesy)

We need to apologize to this generation, Generation Y,” said a commander of one of the IDF divisions operating in the Gaza Strip at the end of Operation Protective Edge. “We certainly doubted them, but all soldiers and officers performed superbly.

“In places where senior officers were injured, the young officers took over and continued to lead the battle.”


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