Geva Newsreel 460, 1970

Two Soldiers Receive Citation from Commander of The Southern Command

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Subtitles: English, Hebrew

The commander of the Southern Command, Maj. Gen. Ariel Sharon, holds a citation ceremony in his office in Beer Sheva. The two soldiers receiving the IDF citation badge are Meir Tsherniak and Ludwig Weinmann (his hebrew name would be David Ashkar). The soldiers are seen shaking hands with Major General Sharon. Reserve person Meir Tsherniak receives a citation for operating a heavy bulldozer for fortification work under artillery fire fired at him, near the Suez Canal, in May 1969. Ludwig Weinmann receives a citation for neutralizing an Egyptian military attack on a post under his command near the Suez Canal, In October 1969.

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