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IDF ‘exposes’ camouflaged soldiers

Commandos had been photographed hiding in a rocky field for army PR shoot

Ilan Ben Zion, a reporter at the Associated Press, is a former news editor at The Times of Israel. He holds a Masters degree in Diplomacy from Tel Aviv University and an Honors Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Jewish Studies, and English.

Two commandos from Egoz revealed. (photo credit: IDF Spokesman, IDFBlog)
Two commandos from Egoz revealed. (photo credit: IDF Spokesman, IDFBlog)
Two commandos from Egoz revealed. (photo credit: IDF Spokesman, IDFBlog)
Two commandos from Egoz revealed. (photo credit: IDF Spokesman, IDFBlog)

Circled are two soldiers from the elite Egoz reconnaissance unit who concealed themselves as part of their standard field operations. The two were photographed by the IDF’s Spokesperson unit. (Enlarge the picture to see more clearly.)

Last week the Times of Israel publicized the image without identifying the locations of the soldiers, inviting readers to find them. Several frustrated readers asked that we now reveal their location.

Egoz was reestablished in 1995 after several previous incarnations and disbandments. It specializes in guerrilla and counter-guerrilla operations, predominantly along Israel’s northern border with Lebanon.

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