Carmel Newsreel II: 165, December 17, 1954

A Military Cemetery for Druze Soldiers

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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

The reburial of Druze soldiers who died during the Independence War in the new military cemetery in Isfiya. Druze community members gather in the cemetery. IDF Minorities Unit soldiers carry the coffins and lay them in the ground. A Druze cleric carries a prayer alongside community members and soldiers. An IDF officer delivers a speech. Soldiers stand behind a sign in Hebrew commemorating Druze soldiers who fell in the battle of Yanuh in 1948. A line of soldiers carry out a three-volley gun salute.

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