Yoman Carmel Herzeliyya 512, 1968

Battle for Kastels 20th Anniversary

1968
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A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Battle for the Kastel is held at the foot of the hill, in Maoz Zion near Jerusalem. Participants include Minister of Labor Yigal Alon and Commander of the Central Command Major General Uzi Narkiss. Bereaved families and veterans are among the audience. At the end of the ceremony, a torch is lit atop the hill.

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