Israel's Ruthless Golani Brigade
They're trained killers.
by Stephen Lendman
On February 28, 1948, David Ben-Gurion formed Golani to help ethnically cleanse Palestine during Israel's War of Independence.
Ariel Sharon was one of its first commanders. Earlier he was a notorious Hagana terror gang one and Alexandroni death squad head. In 1953, he established the infamous Unit 101. It included lawless cutthroats responsible for numerous massacres. Sharon's entire career was bloodstained. Many other Israeli commanders matched him. Their careers often included Golani service.
It's a ruthless killing machine. In 1947-48, it participated in displacing about 800,000 Palestinians, massacring many others, committing numerous atrocities, and destroying 531 villages and 11 urban neighborhoods in cities like Tel-Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem.
Its initial mission was systematic crimes of war and against humanity. Decades of cold-blooded murder, rape, torture, and genocidal slaughter followed. They're also cowards. They terrorize defenseless civilians, including women and children. Brutes excel in this type violence. It exposes their dark side. They avoid fair fights.
Golani attracts the most criminal elements in Israeli society. According to an unidentified soldier: