Yoman Geva 459, 1970

The Body of the Israeli Air Force Pilot Dov Peleg Is Returned to Israel

1970
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The body of Major Dov Peleg, the Israeli Air Force pilot, is returned to Israel from Egypt through the mediation of the Red Cross. An Egyptian ship sails in the Suez Canal and the body of Dov Peleg is returned in Ismailia. IDF soldiers carry the coffin into Israeli territory, led by Chief Military Rabbi Major General Shlomo Goren. Major Dov Pelegs plane was shot down in Egypt on January 16th 1970, during an operational flight over the Suez Canal, while attacking Egyptian targets as part of the War of Attrition.
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