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Rozanski, Amiel (Ami)

Rozanski, Amiel (Ami)


Son of Fania and Gershon, was born on the 8th of Sivan 5623 (June 8, 1962) in Rehovot. His parents – one of the pioneers of the Third Aliya, and Ami – a child of amusement of the small working-class community in the city. He was educated at the kindergarten and at the Kvutzat Shiller school, and after graduating he continued his studies at the Balfour Gymnasium in Tel Aviv. At the age of 12, he was a member of the Gadna and later a member of the Haganah, and after graduating from high school he joined the British army and served in the British army. He served as a sergeant (sergeant) and participated in the Battle of the Sanyo River in Italy, where he was involved in activities among She’erith Hapleitah and the smuggling of arms to the Land of Israel. – a head, a culture of life, yet a lot of joy and optimism, loyalty to the position and an unbounded devotion to the people and the homeland He was accepted to the Hebrew Technion in Haifa, but completed only his first year of studies, and when he began the War of Independence, he quickly enlisted in the army .Amiel served as a counselor in Givat Ada, then completed a commanders’ course and volunteered for the Jerusalem front, The commander of Abu Ghosh, and later the commander of the radar camp, an important strategic position north of Ma’aleh Hahamisha, which was conquered two weeks earlier by the enemy On May 27, 1948, the Arab Legion Attacking forces is preferable to this isolated position. After heavy bombardment and armored support, the Legion forces stormed the radar station, which was protected by a handful of armed fighters with light weapons, and managed to penetrate the courtyard. Ami, who was twice wounded in the hand, encouraged his friends and organized a counter-attack and with his teeth opened the fist of hand grenades he had thrown. In the counter-attack Ami was injured a third time – this time in his chest – fatal wounds. He ordered the retreat, but forbade his comrades to remove him from the battlefield, fearing that he would make the withdrawal more difficult, and died of his wounds. He was laid to rest at the military cemetery in Kiryat Anavim. After his fall, he was promoted to lieutenant. The commander of the battalion in which Ami served recommended the military authorities to award him the highest medal of merit.

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