Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

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Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Augusta Bertram » Wed May 20, 2009 6:06 pm

Hi!

I'm a long time fan, looking for online photos of Leonard from the Yom Kippur war (73).


looked for a while but couldn't find anything.

can anyone help?
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Maarten » Tue May 26, 2009 5:17 am

Hi,
You can find 3 pictures here:
http://www.farkash-gallery.com

You would have to sign up to be able to see them, but I'll post them here so you wouldn't need to sign up.
Yom Kippur 3 (1973) - With Band at the Suez Canal.jpg
Yom Kippur 3 (1973) - With Band at the Suez Canal.jpg (108.55 KiB) Viewed 7327 times
Yom Kippur 2 (1973) - Performing for Israeli Soldiers at the Suez Canal.jpg
Yom Kippur 2 (1973) - Performing for Israeli Soldiers at the Suez Canal.jpg (117.89 KiB) Viewed 7360 times
Yom Kippur 1 (1973) - Performing for Israeli Soldiers at the Suez Canal.jpg
Yom Kippur 1 (1973) - Performing for Israeli Soldiers at the Suez Canal.jpg (122.34 KiB) Viewed 7359 times
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby lizzytysh » Tue May 26, 2009 5:32 am

What intense and great photos. Imagine what Leonard's going to Israel must mean to him. Any idea who the blonde woman is? Can't help but wonder. Wonderful WONDERFUL photos of Leonard!

Thank you so much for posting these here for us, Maarten.


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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Inna » Wed May 27, 2009 6:47 pm

Maarten

I had never seen these photos before. They are simply extraordinary. The look on Leonard's face, the setting. Priceless. Thank you so very much for posting them here.
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby MaryB » Fri May 29, 2009 12:28 am

Maarten,

If there were these three great photos, could there have been more? Thanks so much for posting them!

Best regards,
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Maarten » Fri May 29, 2009 12:42 am

Mary,
There were... But you'll just have to be patient!
:)

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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby MaryB » Fri May 29, 2009 12:52 am

Maarten wrote:Mary,
There were... But you'll just have to be patient!
:)

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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Womanfromaroom » Fri May 29, 2009 1:56 am

Ah, Maarten - are you sure you don't have any Finnish genes in you?! ;-) How patient IS patient?
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Maarten » Fri May 29, 2009 2:01 am

Patient in the way that you will all have to wait for me to be able to scan something...
Let's say... a week...
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby tomsakic » Fri May 29, 2009 1:58 pm

Maarten, this is unbelievable - so far, no photo of LC in Sinai in 1973 was ever found or publicly shown!
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby jarkko » Fri May 29, 2009 3:29 pm

Some scans of yesterday's issue of the Israeli newspaper "yediot Acharnot" (May 28), sent by Andy Jones (probably taken from eBay)
It has a story about Leonard in the 1973 war. The last picture is the cover of the newspaper!

Members in Isreael: I would very much like to have a hard copy of this newspaper. Will send you some LC item in trade (or cover your costs), please PM or email me.

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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby DBCohen » Fri May 29, 2009 3:34 pm

This is really a great find.

The man standing next to LC in the top photo, holding a guitar, is the great Israeli musician Matti Caspi, who accompanied LC during the war. You can read about him in Wikipedia, where LC is also mentioned:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matti_Caspi

I’m not 100% sure, but I believe that the women standing next to them in that photo is Israeli singer Ilana Rovina, who was also on the same team of entertainers during the war.

Uri Dan, who is credited with taking the photos, was a well known Israeli journalist (he died in 2006), who was very close to Ariel Sharon.

More about LC’s experience in the Yom Kippur War was filed on the Files by Einat here:
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=4978&p=58648&hilit= ... ina#p58648

Also by myself on this page:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7327&p=74630&hilit= ... evi#p74630

Thanks again to all involved in bringing us these photos, which to me bring back strongly the memories of those hard days.

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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby DBCohen » Fri May 29, 2009 3:40 pm

Jarkko,

Just after filing my above post, I saw your post about the article in the Israeli newspaper. Since I’m in Japan, it might take a while for me to get that newspaper (it is not on the Internet), but I’ll do my best to get it and translate the article for the Files (if somebody else wouldn’t do it earlier).

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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Davido » Fri May 29, 2009 3:53 pm

I would also like a copy of this newspaper. If anyone can supply a hard copy I will pay costs or trade other LC material. Please email or PM me.Thankyou.

The photographer, Uri Dan, died a few days ago. Signed limited editions of these photos are now available to purchase on ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0207027668
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Re: Help - photos of LC from the Yom Kippur war

Postby Womanfromaroom » Fri May 29, 2009 7:27 pm

Does any of you Israeli guys know whether the Leonard paper will still be easily obtainable for someone within the country so that I could ask an Israeli friend to get me one, too?
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