|Catalog No.||20839||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||IDF soldiers near Eilat during the War of Independence.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||34188p||Similar Items|
|Donor||Feler Meir||Similar Items|
|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
|databank||Photo Archive||Similar Items|
IDF soldiers near Eilat during the War of Independence. In the photo: Meir Feler (seated, on the left) and Chaim Kirschenbaum (kneeling, right), both Holocaust survivors.
1) Lt. Chaim Kirschenbaum was a member of the Buchenwald commune (which later founded Kibbutz Netzer Sereni). He was the commander of a platoon, and was killed when the patrol plane in which he was flying over the Eilat highlands crashed.
2) Sgt. Meir Feler was the commander of a section in the Eighth Battalion. Close