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MERKAVA'S
Mk I, Mk II & Mk III 1980's Lebanon Conflict
Detailed Report To Follow Soon Here... Some Merkava Images Here Now

Began June 1982 and lasted almost 18 years



Room With A View. I told the Doc, you can't take me into the war... I can't see!
He said, No Problem-O, we will put you right Up Front and you won't miss a thing...

Sadly he is celebrating 2 weeks to get past Beit Jabril....

Sentries are posted out side tanks during Down Times and set up ambushes

Calling in IAF for 'softening up' operation before entering terrorist forward base

On the way to the Litani River in the background

Assault and flanking movement at a terrorist underground camp

Great Example of Combined Arms deployment Lebanon Front


Reserve Mk IID's and active armor forces Mk IIID

Merkava Mk III BAZ after chemical agent warning detector went off

Reserves passing through border, lovely neighborhood...

Mk III's discharging camouflaging smoke concealment

Combined arms being put into practice, finally, near the end of the war Aug 2006
!


What Dust ?

 
Mk IIID having a good ole time... NOT.


Smile When You Say That Stranger...

If you just would put the dust 'booty' cover on, you wouldn't have all these issues...

Uh, any closer tank commander and I will be Inside the barrel...

These Merk III's are near the Syrian border with Lebanon

TIME:
9:25am October 14, 1982 South Beirut


TIME: 9:26am 14 June 1982 South Beirut


TIME: 9:15PM 
14 June 1982 in front of PLO Hqtrs S. Beirut
You Don't Park Your Merkava With Hatches Up in Nasty Neighborhood...

This Merkava was accidentally set on fire when the crew forgot
to close the hatch and the PLO sent them a REMINDER. 72 hrs 
later it was returned to service... amazing modular construction! 
and the Israeli Spectorix fire suppression system

 
Here it is being returned to it's original unit

 Below Merkavas now 'Up-Graded' Joins In Beirut Sweep 
  
200 Merks would participate in the 1982 Conflict.

  


BELOW MERKAVA COMBAT TEAM MEMBER BEING DEPLOYED


 


BELOW 1989 MERKAVA III




EXTRA TERRESTRIAL MERKAVA







El Tanque Merkava Siman Arba BAZ

              
Shalom L'hitra'ot  שלום להתראות



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