Sisters in Arms: Photo journal of IDF’s female fighters throughout the years

 

Photo Album: Earmarked in honor of Int’l Women’s Day, the IDF releases photographs of its women warriors in uniform spanning Israel’s history.

By Yoav Zitun

 

Armored Corps instructor course, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Armored Corps instructor course, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Infantry instructor course, 2000 (Photo: Abir Sultan/IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Infantry instructor course, 2000 (Photo: Abir Sultan/IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Armored Corp instructor, 1993 (Photo: Michael Chai/Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Armored Corp instructor, 1993 (Photo: Michael Chai/Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters reading a map during training, January 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters reading a map during training, January 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Hike to receive supplies parachuted from a plane, 1954 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Deputy IDF Chief of Staff Rabin comes for a visit, 1959 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Deputy IDF Chief of Staff Rabin comes for a visit, 1959 (Photo: Assaf Kutin, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Soldier carries a rifle with a sniper scope, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Soldier carries a rifle with a sniper scope, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighter hurls a grenade during infantry commanders course, 2000 (Photo: Abir Sultan, IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighter hurls a grenade during infantry commanders course, 2000 (Photo: Abir Sultan, IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Infantry commanders course, 2000 (Photo: Abir Sultan, IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Infantry commanders course, 2000 (Photo: Abir Sultan, IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters during pushups during training, 2000 Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters during pushups during training, 2000 Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters training with an Uzi, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters training with an Uzi, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighters training, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
An Armored Corps instructor directing an APC, 1993 (Photo: Michael Chai, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
An Armored Corps instructor directing an APC, 1993 (Photo: Michael Chai, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Anti-tank instructors practicing the firing of Tau missiles (Photo: Eran-Yofi Cohen, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Anti-tank instructors practicing the firing of Tau missiles (Photo: Eran-Yofi Cohen, Bamahane, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Fighter with a sniper rifle, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)
Fighter with a sniper rifle, 2000 (Photo: IDF Spokesman, courtesy of the IDF Archive)

 

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply