74 years ago, today, the Yoav fortress was captured from the Egyptian invaders

Today, 9.11.2022, is the anniversary of the conquering of the Iraq Suwaydan police fort known as the “Monster on the Hill.”

After 7 failed attempts, the fort was captured during an operation called “Operation Eight,” under the command of “the old man,” Major General Yitzhak Sadeh. At the end of the operation the Egyptian flag was removed from the observation tower and replaced with the Israeli flag.

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