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Birthday of Yoel Palgi, 1918

On This Day in Jewish History: January 1, 1918

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#onthisday, 1918, Israeli aviation legend and Palmach parachutist, Yoel Palgi is born in Cluj, Austria-Hungary.

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He would go on to parachute into Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe on the same mission as Hannah Szenes to save Hungarian Jews, play a key role in attaining planes for Israel's War of Independence, the founding of El-Al / airlift of Mizrachi Jews from Arab countries, and shortly serve as Israel’s ambassador to Tanzania.

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Text Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoel_Palgi


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