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Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Honours sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Honours sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
2
Series
1-7
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-?]-1977
Physical Description
2.25 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
In the latter half of his life, Ben Dunkelman received a variety of honours, mainly for his military achievements in the Second World War and in the Arab-Israeli War.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of honours Dunkelman received for his military efforts in the Second World War and in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948-1949. The sub-series includes a Distinguished Service Order (DSO) file that contains information about the British honour and why it was given. It also contains a Testimonial Dinner file relating to a tribute in Toronto attended by Yitshak Rabin in 1978 to honour Dunkelman’s achievements in the Arab-Israeli War, and an Israel Bonds file documenting Dunkelman’s position in 1967 as chairman of the Israel Bonds gala anniversary ball.
Notes
The DSO award itself is at the National Archives of Canada.
Subjects
Military decorations
Creator
Dunkelman, Benjamin
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
25
Material Format
textual record
Date
1969-1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, a card and notes related to Dunkelman receiving the Fighter's Decoration of the State of Israel on 18 January 1970. Dunkelman received the award along with other Canadian volunteers in the Arab-Israeli War.
Subjects
Military decorations
Source
Archival Descriptions