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  Iyar 1, 5778 , 16/04/18

23,646 fallen in Land of Israel conflicts since 1860

Ahead of Tuesday evening's start of Memorial Day, the Ministry of Defense announced Monday afternoon that the number of those who have fallen in the Land of Israel from 1860 to the present day stands at 23,646.

From last year's Memorial Day to today, 72 fatalities were added to the number of fallen soldiers and another 30 disabled veterans have died as a result of their disability and have been recognized as IDF dead.

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