Thursday, November 07, 2013
IDF Chief of the General Staff Makes Historic Visit to Germany
IDF Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz arrived today in Germany, marking his first visit to the country as Israel’s military chief. During his visit, Lt. Gen. Gantz will lead a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony and visit the Wannsee Villa – where Nazi officials announced the “Final Solution” in 1942.
IDF Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz landed today (Wednesday) in Germany as part of an official four-day visit in Europe. This is Lt. Gen. Gantz’s first visit to Germany as the IDF’s Chief of the General Staff, following several previous visits to Israel of Chiefs of Staff of the German Armed Forces.