Salva, Shlomo (“Selek”)
Son of Yitzhak and Esther. He was born on March 25, 1922, in Radom, Poland. From childhood he had dreamed of immigrating to Israel. In his parents’ home he was given a traditional education up to the age of 14. He graduated from elementary school and completed an electric welding job at a vocational school in Radom, and when he invaded Poland he escaped to Vilna and joined the ” In 1941, he was drafted into the Red Army and then transferred to work in a car factory in Koibyshev, where he returned to Poland to search for his family and learned that in August 1942 his parents had been exterminated with the entire community of Radom. And his relatives in Palestine tried to bring him up, but the Mandate government did not grant their request Finally, in 1947, after wandering and suffering, he arrived in Israel from Switzerland by air and miraculously was not detained at the Lydda airport by the Mandate authorities, he called Israel with all his Lev, lived in Haifa and worked in construction work, After half a year he volunteered for the Haganah, although he was younger than his enlistment, was sent to the Palmach, participated in the opening of the road to Jerusalem, in battles in Hulda, in the Latrun front, in Beit Guvrin, in Beit Netofa, , In Tzuba, Sheikh Jarrah, Katamon and Ramat Rachel; Bread also in the Negev – in Rafah and El-Arish. He survived all these battles. Shortly after his release from the army, he was wounded while carrying out his duties and died of his wounds on the 18th of Sivan 5709 (June 15, 1949). He was laid to rest in the military cemetery at Nahalat Yitzhak.