The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Pathé Newsreel, 8 January, 1944: Allied Soldiers Tour Holy Sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem

1 Minute, 1944
Genre:
Newsreel
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Pathé
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Allied soldiers tour the holy sites in Palestine. The clip opens with a visit to Mount of Olives with the Temple Mount seen clearly in the background, the soldiers enter the Lions Gate in Jerusalem, visit the Western Wall and the site of the Temple Mount. Later follows a visit to Bethlehem, where a priest at the Church of the Nativity ushers the visitors through the Door of Humility, the soldiers kneel at the site of the Silver Star, marking the location where Christ is believed to have been born.

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