The Shield of Israel

1958
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A silent promotional film with English subtitles appealing to an international audience, produced by Geva Studios and the Israeli Film Service. The film presents an overview of the IDF in 1958, presenting a training camp where male and female soldiers undergo military training, the training routine in the Israeli Air Force and Navy, and also reviews the IDF parade held on the occasion of Israel’s 10th Independence Day in April 1958. The IDF military parade takes place on the streets of Jerusalem followed by a nightly demonstration at the Ramat Gan stadium with the participation of hundreds of female and male soldiers performing gymnastic exercises in night lighting.