The Battle of Bint Jbeil was one of the main battles of the 2006 Lebanon War. Bint Jbeil is a major town of some 20,000 inhabitants in Southern Lebanon. Although Brigadier-General Gal Hirsch announced on July 25 that the Israel Defense Forces had "complete control" of Bint Jbeil, this statement was later discredited. Wikipedia
Dates: Jul 24, 2006 Aug 11, 2006
Result: Israel failed to conquer the town
5000 Israelis vs 150 Hezbollah.
Israel Paratroopers Brigade
Israel Golani Brigade
Egoz Recon unit
Israel 401st Armored Brigade
Israel 7th armored brigade
Israel 847th armored brigade
Units from air force and artillery
100-150 fighters in the region, incl. 40 special forces.
Edited by redline, 16 January 2019 - 10:25 PM.