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Paz, Moshe

Paz, Moshe


Son of Simi and Yosef, was born on January 5, 1963. His family lived in Moshav Rekhasim in the Zevulun Valley, where he grew up and studied at the Zevuloni elementary school, where he continued to study in the junior high school at Kfar Hasidim “And moved to the” Neurim “vocational school in Kfar Vitkin, where he studied in the automotive electrical track, and in November 1980 Moshe enlisted in the IDF and served in the Paratroopers Brigade. After completing his training course, Moshe was promoted to the rank of sergeant in May 1982. He was appointed to serve as a reserve soldier in the Southern Command. When the Peace for Galilee war broke out, Moshe could not accept the fact that his comrades, with whom he served in the paratroopers unit, were fighters in the front and he remained to instruct soldiers on the home front. He rejoined his unit and fought in the western sector by clearing terrorist nests in the Sidon area. On the 10th of Sivan 5742 (10.6.1982), a battle took place near the village of Saul, north of Dimur, a heavy battle with the Syrian army, in which Moshe fell, 19 years old, and he was laid to rest in the military section of the cemetery. Two brothers and a sister, and Defense Minister Ariel Sharon wrote in a letter of condolence to his family: “Sergeant Moshe Paz gave his life for his homeland. He served in the infantry, was a good soldier, courageous and committed. His volunteering and fighting spirit were exemplary and exemplary. “The commander of his unit wrote to his family:” Your son volunteered and was stationed in his unit as a fighter, although he was not required to do so. He fell in battle with the Syrian army, while improving his position. His volunteering and fighting spirit are an example of how we educate our soldiers. “Members of the Betar movement established in his memory a youth club, located in Moshav Telem in Samaria.

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