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The Birth of the Israeli Air Force

How a group of American fighter pilots risked their lives for the fledgling State of Israel.

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(42) Anonymous, November 16, 2014 6:59 AM

Let's remember to also thank G-d

These brave men are worthy of reward and notation for their courageous, selfless acts on behalf of the Jewish people, but lets not forget to give credit where it's REALLY due for winning the war, or for the existence of the country of Israel or the Jewish people for that matter.

(41) sree prasad shetty, April 12, 2014 3:34 PM

Machal pilots

dedication and love towards their country is truly inspirational..salute their work!

(40) Ellen, December 27, 2013 5:50 AM

Israel is a nation of miracles

The most seemingly impossible things occur in Israel. It is a testament to the existence of God and all that is possible. Maybe that is why the nations so hate Israel.

(39) Lloyd Herman, August 8, 2013 2:58 PM

A Free and Strong Israel

I was just a kid enlisting in the USAF in 1947, totally oblivious to this history being made. Now as an old retired military flyboy I can only say; God bless Israel and keep her strong and free. America could have no better friend and ally.

(38) Anonymous, April 17, 2013 8:48 AM

Not Only from USA

South African pilots and others played a huge part in flying for the Israeli Airforce in 1947/48 war of Independence . Dissappointing that only US jews given recognition in this video

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