Suez Crisis

10 Minutes, 1956
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Israeli Film Service
Languages: Hebrew, , , French, , English
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A documentary film produced by Geva Films, which incorporates archive clips from Geva Newsreels Israel conquers the Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip in an eightday campaign The Egyptian destroyer Ibrahim alAwal was sent to attack Haifa and was captured in a combined military operation, and taken to serve in the Israeli navy Chief of Staff, Major General Moshe Dayan, talks to officers, and IDF forces advance into the Sinai Peninsula by car and on foot Halftracks shoot with machine guns at an enemy force At the end of the combats, the defeated Egyptian Army retreats, leaving behind deserted outposts, vehicles, tanks, guns, and corpses of soldiers strewn about the sands IDF soldiers establish themselves in the peninsula dig trenches, bandage the wounded, and patrol the occupied cities, including el Abtal, Romaneh, and Rafah White flags fly above Egyptian tanks and in front of houses in Sinais cities Many Egyptian prisoners of war are concentrated and walked single file by IDF soldiers Israeli policemen display a confiscated picture of President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser The Egyptian military governor of the Gaza Strip, General Mahmoud Fuad El Digaui, submits an instrument of surrender to IDFs Commander of the Southern Command, Colonel Asaf Simhoni In Sharm ElSheikh, soldiers of the 9th Brigade lineup for a victory ceremony at the end of the campaign Dayan reviews the soldiers together with Simhoni and the brigades commander, Colonel Avraham Yoffe Prime Minister David BenGurion greets the fighters, Dayan addresses the soldiers in a speech


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