The Battle for the Reunification of Jerusalem

On the morning of June 5th, the Central Command was deployed against the Jordanian forces according to plan, while the Jerusalem brigade was responsible for the Jerusalem sector. From the 5th of June and on, the forces were consequent to the eruption on the Jordanian front; the forces were reinforced by forces that were evacuated from their missions, in light of the success of the battle on the Egyptian front. That is how the Paratrooper brigade 55, which included battalions 66, 28 and 71, company 77 and engineering company 683, came to be diverted to the Jordanian front in Jerusalem.