6th Brigade - Etzioni
Organized by David Ben-Gurion in February 1948, the Etzioni Brigade was responsible for conducting operations in the Jerusalem area during Israel's War of Independence. While fighting in Jerusalem, the Etzioni Brigade faced troops from the Iraqi Arab Liberation Army and succeed in driving them out of the city. During May 1948, the Etzioni Brigade engaged in repeated battles with Arab forces, continually taking and retaking parts of Jerusalem.
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