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Of The 45,000 British Troops Fighting Israel's Proxy War, 15 Are Jewish (english)
22 Mar 2003
Modified: 23 Mar 2003
For any Anti Semites who think that this war is really a proxy war for Israel, started by Bush's Lukid advisors Wolfowitz and Perle, It should give pause to know that Jewish soldiers are helping to fight it. Of the 45,000 British troops invading Iraq, 15 are Jewish.


U.K. lets Jewish soldiers in Gulf erase religion from
dog-tags
By , Haaretz Correspondent
LONDON - The British Army has allowed its Jewish soldiers involved in the war in Iraq
to erase mention of their religion on their dog-tags, fearing they would be executed if they
were captured. There are some 15 Jewish soldiers among the 45,000 British fighters
currently in action in the U.S.-led campaign.

The British Ministry of Defense made the decision following concerns expressed by
Jewish community leaders in Britain. The ministry added that kosher rations had been
provided to those Jewish soldiers who requested them.

During the 1991 Gulf War, the Iraqis would beat and parade prisoners in front of the
television cameras, and the British military fears that Jewish prisoners would come in for
a worse fate.

The British dog-tags list the soldier's name, rank, identity number and religion, with the
latter intended to facilitate proper burial in the event that the body of the soldier cannot be
brought home.

On Friday, Britain's chief rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, published a special prayer for the safety
of the soldiers in Iraq. The prayer was to be recited in all synagogues over the Sabbath.

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/objects/pages/PrintArticleEn.jhtml?ite
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I'm impressed. 15! That's a lot. (english)
22 Mar 2003
Next time, let's send 15 Americans and 15 Brits.
Jews and gays dont fight (english)
22 Mar 2003
I am impresed 15 jews they must only be half Jewish!

I wonder how many fags are in the war probbaly 0!

The only thing better then a Kike in the war is negro-- at least there stupid to disobey orders! Jews just steal all the company money an never fight.

End Jewish and black control of the USA!
Pat is a moron (english)
22 Mar 2003
This kind of racist crap does not belong on IMC. Why don't you crawl back under your rock.
Maths (english)
23 Mar 2003
That amounts to .03% of the british forces. A very significant amount is'n it ?