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Marcus, David

Marcus, David


Ben Frida and Neville, a younger brother to Vitaly. Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where he grew up in Israel in 1996. He immigrated to Israel with his father and his older brother in 1996. His mother stayed in Uzbekistan, where he lived in Ma’aleh Adumim, and David studied for a year at the Danzig High School in Jerusalem And then moved to the El Artzi High School in Elon Moreh, where he graduated and met many friends, and in July 2000 he enlisted in the IDF and served in the Nahal Brigade in the Shacham Battalion. To worry his parents, told very little about his dangerous role, and only with friends shared his pain over the fall of his comrade in his arms in battle David was a good friend and an outstanding soldier, a true hero, After his release, David dreamed of setting up a large family with ten children (as he used to say with a laugh, “five girls and five boys”) and wanted to read a book in his home. : “First of all, I just want to live.” David was killed in a battle in Hebron, when a group of terrorists ambushed his patrol force, and his comrades were taught how to love life and appreciate their beauty.15 On the 11th of Kislev 5763 (November 15, 2002) Continuing and difficult, and in the end 12 Israelis were killed. His friend said that David continued to fight even after he was wounded, and while he was wounded in his right shoulder, he moved his weapon to his left shoulder and continued firing until the grenade they had killed exploded. David and his friends prevented the infiltration of terrorists into Hebron, the first capital city of King David. David spoke to his father for the last time before the disaster and tried to calm him by saying, “There’s nothing to worry about.” David was buried in the military cemetery at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem and is twenty-one years old. Survived by his parents and brother. After his fall he was promoted to the rank of St.-Sgt. “David’s memory was immortalized in a memoir that was published, and two articles were found in his estate, from a newspaper he always carried in his wallet, one about the heroic act of Eli Bohadana, who served with him in the Nahal Brigade , Lieutenant German Rozhkov, whose heroic deeds had a great influence on David.

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