Geva Newsreel 218, 1960

Fourth Anniversary of Suez Crisis

2 Minutes, 1960
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Directed by: Unknown
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Archive footage from the Sinai War (Suez Crisis) on the fourth anniversary of the campaign. Israeli Air Force jets take off, and IDF armored forces and infantry fight in the sands of the peninsula. IDF soldiers confiscate Egyptian tanks and take enemy soldiers captive. The Israeli flag is flown in Arish, and the commanders of Gaza present their letter of surrender to IDF Commander of the Southern Command Major General Asaf Simhoni. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion meets with the fighters at the battlefield, and the victory ceremony of the 9th Brigade takes place in Sharm El-Sheikh in the presence of Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Moshe Dayan, Simhoni, and Colonel Avraham Yoffe, the commander of the brigade.

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