Geva Newsreel 416, 1968

Summary of Six-Day War on First Anniversary of the Campaign

3 Minutes, 1968
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Directed by: Unknown
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Archive footage and reenactments depict battles of the Six-Day War in the different fronts, on the campaigns first anniversary. Israeli Air Force jets depart for Operation Focus. Armored forces of the IDF move towards Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula and occupy the Straits of Tiran and Sharm El Sheikh. Minister of Defense Moshe Dayan, Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Yitzhak Rabin, and IDF Major Generals overlook the occupation of the West Bank and later visit the Western Wall. IDF soldiers observe Israel from the Golan Heights after the occupation of the area. In Jerusalem, Arab family members that were separated in the years of the citys division reunite. Commerce in the cities of the West Bank and Gaza recommences, and Muslims keep praying on Temple Mount. Fatah terrorists are trialed in military courts in Israel. Finally, the cities of Gaza, Hebron, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem are documented from the air.

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