Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Jewish Legion Memorial at Shiloh Junction

Yesterday I attended the ceremony during which the Memorial for the Jewish Legion soldiers who fought nearby (see below) was unveiled.

The inscription:

The sculpture:


Now, what were the soldiers of the Jewish Legion doing in the vicinity?

From two books.

The Story of the Jewish Legion by Ze'ev Jabotinsky:

From Colonel JH Patterson's With the Judeans in the Palestine Campaign:

They marched and bivouacked and fought in Binyamin.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

they were not in a "Jewish Legiom" - that is its "slave name"

it was a Hebrew Legion. Says so right there in the name.