The Palmach Badge

The badge was worn on the left uniform pocket.

The Palmach was dismantled on November 7, 1948.

Here some pictures of people wearing the badge.


Source: Igor Ostapenko



Lt. Colonel Nahum Sarig, Commander of the Negev Brigade (right), wearing the Palmach badge, with Lt. Colonel Benjamin Edelman and standing between them Yitzhak Rabin. (01/03/1949)
Picture: Government Press Office, Teddy Brauner)


Rehavam Ze'evi, as Palmach member and as a minister in the Israeli Government, wearing his Palmach badge

(Picture: Government Press Office)


The Palmach badge was soon replaced by a clasp on the War of Independence ribbon. In 1968 replaced by the Decoration of State Warriors.