The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 October, 1947: Ruins of the British Police Station in Haifa After an Attack by the Irgun

1 Minute, 1947
Genre:
Newsreel
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
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The building of the British Police Station (the Criminal Investigation Department) in Haifa after it was blown up in an attack, which was executed by the Irgun. About 11 people were killed in the attack and dozens were injured, and damage was caused to the building. British policemen evacuate belongings from the bombed building and estimate the ruins. Afterwards are depicted the funerals of the British policemen who were killed in the bombing, in a ceremony led by an Anglican priest at the British military cemetery in Haifa.

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