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Newsreels 1948 May 20
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keywords: middle east, new nation of israel, jews in palestine, tel aviv
Synopsis: Jews Fight To Hold Onto New State Of Israel...(read more)
- Date: 1948
- Duration: 00:02:14
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: Israel
Jews Fight To Hold Onto New State Of Israel
On May 14, 1948 a new Jewish State of Israel is formed. Unedited footage shows Jews behind a barbwire enclosed refugee camp on Cypress. Jews board a ship with all of their possessions. Shows ship leaving harbor flying Israeli flag, CU of new state of Israel flag. CU images of people aboard ship while ship is underway to Israel.
Shows British Army troops of the mandate authorities boarding ship leaving new state of Israel. Shows Jews arriving in new state of Israel by boat. Shows David Ben Gurion exiting automobile and entering a building in Tel Aviv, Israel. Shows a single Egyptian plane in flight and damage from bombing raid.
Shows bodies of Israeli soldiers killed in a continuing strife with Arab troops. Shows Israeli flag flying from a tower, CU of Israeli flag.