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Every year 23 September is celebrated as Haifa Day by the Indian Army. September 23 2022 marks the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Haifa.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- The Indian Army celebrates 23 September every year as Haifa Day to pay respect to the three Indian Cavalry Regiments - Mysore, Hyderabad and Jodhpur Lancers.
Its main purpose is to show respect to the Indian soldiers who fought in the Battle of Haifa.
The Battle of Haifa took place on 23 September 1918.
In the war, soldiers from Jodhpur, Mysore and Hyderabad, (part of the 15 Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade) participated in the First World War on behalf of the Allies and liberated the Israeli city of Haifa, occupied by Germany and Turkey.
The Teen Murti Memorial in Delhi was renamed as Teen Murti Haifa Memorial by the Government of India to honour the soldiers who fought in this war.
Teen Murti Memorial was built in 1922 in memory of Indian soldiers from the three princely states of Jodhpur, Hyderabad and Mysore.
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