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August 18, 2006
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One-tenth of the Israeli tanks that took part in the Lebanon war were destroyed or disabled, a military study found. According to Armored Corps data published Thursday, Hezbollah anti-armor missiles penetrated 20 Israeli tanks during the monthlong war, killing 17 crewmen. Another 13 crewmen were killed when land mines destroyed or disabled their tanks.

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