Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman: “We will always remember the fighting of the SLA fighters side by side with the IDF fighters.”
At this moment of birth, fraught as are all such moments, many of the core elements that form the current Israeli landscape, politically, militarily and societally, came into being.
A combat veteran from the First Lebanon War, recalls his treacherous military service in Beirut
While the war was not a military failure, it was a trauma: “This was the first time that a big part of the nation did not see the war as justified.”
“My grandfather was a pilot, but we didn’t really ever talk about it,” B told The Jerusalem Post ahead of the ceremony at Haterzim Air Base on Thursday night. “My grandfather flew a long time ago."
Israel never really recovered from that misadventure. Neither did I.
MIDDLE ISRAEL: 40 years after Israel's most failed war, its leaders seem to have learned its lessons - except one lesson, and one leader.
The First Lebanon War was “My War.” It is never a good thing when you have to number wars.
89% of First Lebanon War veterans have never sought help for their mental health issues.
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