Originally Posted by Josh3239
That is because their roles are extremely limited. Most of the claims of female IDF SF is either in support or medical roles, the exeptions being the border police's SF unit and canine handlers at vehicle checkpoints. Make no mistake, they are not on the front lines, kicking in doors, and forcing terrorists by hand to eat the dirt.
And Israel is in a much different situation than us anyhow.
This may be the only instance of a female Israeli soldier in actual combat since the war of independence:
One of the soldiers hid during the firefight:
"Niemand ist hasselhoffnungsloser versklavt als diejenigen, die fälschlicherweise denken, dass sie frei sind" - William B. Ruger to the young poet Voznesensky, Prague, Feb. 1987.
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