Rufolf Ogarten. Biography. Martial flights. Ranks. A photo.
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Rufolf Ogarten. Biography. Martial flights. Ranks. A photo.

Rufolf Ogarten. Biography. Martial flights. Ranks. A photo.

Rudolf was born in 1922, in America, in a Jewish family. Jobless pilots while creating different "Flying Circus", roamed around the country, showing people dizzying stunts. Obviously, it was then that Rudolf was born the desire to climb into the sky.

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During the war, he participated in Ogarten hostilities in Europe. Before it finished flight training. At the end of the war he returned to America and enrolled in the University.

I come 1948 city - Palestine was on the brink of war. At the beginning of the winter Rudolph visited a lecture, reading her young diplomat Abba Eban in Palestine (he became later Israeli Foreign Minister). At the end of the lecture, Rudolf told him that he wanted to do something for the Palestinian Jews.

After a while, he was sent to Czechoslovakia, where Rudolph took a course on retraining S-199. It is worth noting that the selection of Czechoslovakia as a training center was not accidental. Young Jewish state supported militarily only Stalin. However, in order to avoid complications in the international arena, it is carried through Czechoslovakia.

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Rudolph arrived in Palestine on the eve of the armistice (July 1948 city). He enlisted in 101-Squadron, which was based at the city Hartsaliya. The squadron was armed fighters S-199. Note that this Czechoslovak parody "Messerschmitt" has been difficult to manage a fighter, especially when compared with "Spitfires", which consisted of the Air Forces of Egypt. But these planes were very few, and two dozen pilots organized competitions, who fly to sortie.

After the war, Rudolph returned to the States immediately. Left to prepare a new set of cadets-pilots. After the young Jews learned to fly "Spitfires" Ogarten went home.

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But after a while Rudolph returned to Israel, where he was again admitted to the flight the Air Force. For several years he commanded the air base, and then retired to the reserve with the rank of lieutenant colonel. Further his life is shrouded in secrecy. Rudolph died in 2000 of Ogarten

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