The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 February, 1947: Syrian Army Prepares for a War in Neighboring Palestine

1 Minute, 1947
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
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The clip reviews training of the Syrian army in preparation for an upcoming war in Palestine between the Jewish and Arab populations. Syrian soldiers train in an open field and practice firing artillery and performing fitness training. An army tent camp is depicted to which goods and supplies are being transported in a camel caravan. Finally, there is an overview of the border area, including the Hula Valley and Hula Lake.

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