The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 January, 1940: The British tighten their grip on Palestine

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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
Language: Silent
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British soldiers strengthen the guard posts set up in Jerusalem, as new barbed wire fences are set up and British guards are stationed at the checkpoints. British soldiers monitor the movement of locals and patrol the streets of Jerusalem, and a guarding post is set up near the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, used as the headquarters of the British army, and guarded by British troops.

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