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One of most known former generals in Israel dies at 86

General Avraham 'Bren' Adan who raised for Israel the known Ink victory Flag in 1948 Independence war, and who stopped the Egyptian attack in 1973 and pushed it back across the canal, passed away at 86 after sufferring cardiac arrest-

General Avraham (Bren) Adan passed away Thursday night in his home in central Israel at the age of 86 - He passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest and is survived by three children, 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Adan was born in Kfar Giladi in northern Israel in 1926 as Avraham Eidelson. He joined the Palmach in 1943. During the War of Independence he served as a company commander in the 8th Battalion of the Negev Brigade and participated in Operation Uvda, in which the brigade captured the Jordanian outpost of Umm Rashrash, now known as Eilat, at the southernmost tip of the newly-created country.

It was he who raised the Ink Flag cl

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Added: Sep-28-2012 Occurred On: Sep-28-2012
By: aydeo
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Tags: IDF former general, Avraham 'Bren' Adan, Ink victory Flag, 1948 Independence war, 1973 Yom Kippur War
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