By Oliver North
Following the good fortune of American Heroes: within the struggle opposed to Radical Islam (a New York Times most sensible seller), Oliver North strikes from the frontline to the area of shadow warriors, introducing readers to the courageous, noble paintings of military Seals, Rangers, and eco-friendly Berets in American Heroes in distinctive Operations.
From the sands of Iraq to the mountains of the Hindu Kush, North relays insider tales and full-color pictures that depict soul-stirring missions, hidden victories, and determined fights opposed to most unlikely odds. but for those devoted, inspiring patriots, it's "all in a day's work."
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1969; AA, file 277/85/211, M. 1968. Discrimination against the Sections 37 in the status of a section. Thus for example in 1968 the parents of the fallen buried in the military section in Beer Tuviah requested that the section be proclaimed a military cemetery. In their letter to the current defense minister, Moshe Dayan, they emphasized: It is customary in the IDF that the dead soldier and the tombstone that identifies him are both national and military property, and therefore the state sees to their proper maintenance, as befits the heroes of the nation who fell at their posts.
File 1551/51/199, A. Golad to Colonel K. Kitt, August 1949. ⁵ Fig. 6: Military cemetery in Haifa (old plot). Source: Author’s photographs, March 2002. For this reason, there was an astounding growth within a few years in the number of burial sites outside the military cemeteries. The statistics reveal the following: At the end of 1949 the burial place of about 4,000 out of the total 4,537 slain registered in the division was known. 1953. See also AA, file 399/85/299, Y. Harel to M. 1974 from which it emerges that a similar tendency was manifested by the parents after the Yom Kippur war as well.
Y. 1953. ¹⁵ Nevertheless, the organization hinted at differences in the maintenance level among the central military cemeteries themselves. At a gathering that took place one year later one of the bereaved parents expressed his disgruntlement over the difference between the maintenance level at the military cemetery at Mount Herzl and the maintenance level at the cemetery in Kfar Warburg and the discrimination that this denoted. This is what that particular parent had to say: “There are very painful matters and there are matters that with all our positive assessment we cannot refrain from severely criticizing.