The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 17 April, 1956: Military Parade in Haifa on Israeli Independence Day

1 Minute, 1956
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Independence Day celebrations in Israel take place as the military parade is held in Haifa. Soldiers march at the entrance to Haifa, the Israeli Air Force holds a flypast, and young people dance folk dances. The parade is attended by President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Chief of Staff Moshe Dayan who review the parade from the podium. UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld arrives in Israel as part of his mission of mediating between Israel and Egypt, Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett greets UN Secretary-General at Lydda airport. Afterwards UN Secretary-General Hammarskjöld meets with Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett, and an announcement of a ceasefire between Israel and Egypt is declared.


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