Northern Fortress - Fort Latrun

Light Tank H-39 "Gochkiss"

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These machines were used as a main tanks of the Israeli armored forces during the War of Independence. This one was made in France and was in the ranks 82nd company (so-called "Russian" company, where immigrants from the Soviet Union served). They are, incidentally, took the part in the fight at village Lod, where is Ben Gurion Airport now.

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