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Albert Mandler

Deceased Person

Avraham 'Albert' Mandler (3 May 1929 Linz, Austria - 13 October 1973, Sinai, Egypt) was an Israeli major general. In the 1967 Six-Day War he was a colonel commanding the 8th Mechanized Infantry Brigade. During the Yom Kippur War Major General Mandler was the commander of the IDF in Sinai. Egyptian artillery fire killed him on 13 October 1973 after his voice was intercepted and identified by Egyptian electronic warfare units, who immediately transmitted his position to the nearest second army artillery battery. Considered to be the first victim of electronic warfare tactics in modern battlefields.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1929-05-03

Death

Date of death
1973-10-13

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