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keywords: palestine, british rule, jewish terrorism, martial law, south africa, cape town, british royal family, king george vi, queen elizabeth, princess elizabeth ii, prime minister jan smuts

Synopsis: British Impose Martial Law In Palestine, British Royal Family Visit Africa...(read more)

  • Date: 1947
  • Duration: 00:02:13
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Palestine, South Africa

Newsreels 1947 March 3

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British Impose Martial Law In Palestine

British Mandate authorities clamp rigid restrictions on Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other cities following an outbreak of new hostilities and bomb attacks. Troops and police guard all roads, as martial law is imposed in the Holy Land. Passage to public buildings restricted by coils of barbwire with entry only granted to those with proper identification. Sandbag fortifications manned by British soldiers.

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British Royal Family Visit Africa

Amid scenes of impressive splendor, and with thousands of loyal subjects out to greet them, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth and the Princess Elizabeth II is greeted by Prime Minster Jan Smuts in Cape Town, South Africa. First on their itinerary is a garden party.

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