Valentin, Molly (Moshe)
Son of Yosef and Rivka. He was born on May 15, 1954 in Ramat Hasharon. He attended the Ussishkin Elementary School and the Ramat Hasharon High School. Molly was a gifted student and his interest encompassed many fields of study, such as psychology and biology. He had a talent for acting in the stage and designed major roles in various plays in the drama department of the high school. He was a sports enthusiast and was involved in swimming and darting in a Gadna class in Ramat Gan, where he was a sociable youth, always willing to help others and willing to fulfill his tasks, volunteering for Shabbat and holidays at the Magen David Adom station in Herzliya. He planned to devote himself to medical studies after his military service, and during the time that remained until he enlisted, he decided to prepare himself for military service and to strengthen his body. 1972 and volunteered for the Navy. After basic training and after completing his course in seamanship and various professional courses he sought to serve on the naval missile ship Reshef, and his request was given to him. During the Yom Kippur War, Moly stood out as a superb professional fighter, and managed to hit the missile, which was fired at the ship, preventing serious damage to the ship and the loss of human life. His friends and commanders loved his quiet voice. Confident and serious in communication, with a report on the discovery of targets. He knew how to distinguish between military targets and civilian targets and report accordingly. He estimated human life and pain the fall of fighters, both Israelis and Arabs. Molly always sought new challenges and wanted to develop his role and get to know the sea. He volunteered for a diving course and despite the difficulties he encountered, he continued to study diving. On Monday, June 20, 1974, he fell in front of his parents, sister and brother in a condolence letter to the bereaved family. Sergeant Molly served in the ship thanks to his impressive achievements in the vocational course and became a key figure in the ship’s crew because of his great ambition, his concern for the ship and his talent. We learned to know him as an excellent soldier, pleasant-talking, alert and with a sense of humor who liked everything. In the conversations that we conducted on the way to operations in the Yom Kippur War, Molly discovered as a patriot that the welfare of the ship and the homeland were more touching to him than to the Lev of the average citizen. On the long voyage around Africa in which Molly took part, he discovered a good friendship, professionalism and responsibility for his job. In his company, on shift, there was always a lively conversation accompanied by bursts of laughter and cheerfulness. He knew well what was happening above the surface of the water and his desire to know the underwater world prompted him to pursue and practice diving theory. “An article on Molly’s character, history, and military path, written by his brother, To the people of Ramat Hasharon who fell in Israel’s wars.