319th Division (IDF)

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319 Division
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Unit symbol
Active 1954-
Country Israel
Branch Army
Type Reserve armored infantry
Part of Northern Command
Garrison/HQ Tirat-Hakarmel Camp
Nickname Ha-Mapatz (המפץ)
Colors Green and Yellow
Engagements Six-Day War
Yom Kippur (1973)
First Lebanon War
Israeli disengagement plan
Second Lebanon War
Commanders
Current
commander
Ya'akov Banjo

The Israel Defense Forces 319th Armor Division, also known as the Ha-Mapatz Formation ("Bang"), is a reserve-service armored infantry division in the IDF. It is subordinate to the Northern Regional Command.

During the Yom Kippur War, the division fought in the defensive battles over the northern Golan.

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