The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 May, 1951: Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion Visits the Grave Site of David Marcus at West Point Academy

1951
Genre:
Newsreel
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
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During his visit to the United States, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion visits the West Point Military Academy and places a wreath at the grave of David Marcus, next to Ben-Gurion stands the late Marcus widow. David Marcus was the IDFs first general, and a United States Army colonel, who came to Palestine as a volunteer to organize the Haganah and IDF for the battles of the War of Independence, and was killed during the war. Marcus was a graduate of West Point Academy and was buried in the military cemetery.

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