"Major Shumel Askarov, 53rd Battalion, 188th Barak Brigade, defending Mutzav 111 on the Purple Line, evening, Saturday 6 October 1973"
"The battle of the Dothan Valley, Samaria, 6 June 1967"
In 1953, an Israeli delegation visited France to examine the new AMX 13 light tank. The tank was armed with a high-velocity 75 mm gun CN 75-50, a development of the German 7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70 (used in the Panther tank). While the gun was satisfactory, the armor of the French tank was considered too light. Eventually, Israel purchased the AMX 13, however in a parallel development it was decided to graft the powerful French gun onto the available, familiar and better-armored hull of the…
Wrecked remains of Egyptian T-54 Mod.1951 Yom Kippur War.
IDF M60 Blazer
Recon Paratrooper, Sayeret Tzanhanim, 1964
Destroyed Syrian BRDM-2, Yom Kippur War.
Israeli Tiran 5 (captured T-55) during the Yom Kippur War