Operation Karameh
21 march 1968
Following numerous terror activities which emanated from the area of Jordan, joint forces of Armor, Paratroopers, and the Air Force raid the town of Karameh in Jordan. A harsh, blood-soaked battle broke out, and the IDF soldiers are at a disadvantage in terms of their low numbers. The battle continues until the evening and at the end the Israeli force retreats. The IDF loses 27 soldiers. Many are injured. Three Jordanian officers are killed, as well as about 100 terrorists.