Carmel Newsreel II-004, September 18, 1948

Celebration for Southern Fighters, Givati Brigade Day in Rehovot

1948
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An IDF military band plays. Soldiers of the Givati Brigade marching. Crowds fill the city streets and balconies alongside the march route. A crowd cheers from rooftops as soldiers pass by on horseback. An exhibition of military artillery, grenades, jeeps and tanks. Maps of the brigades battles including Givati battlegrounds. An exhibition of weaponry captured during battle. A memorial monument for Givati soldiers who died in combat. Marching soldiers salute as they reach a stage where Yigael Yadin, Yigal Alon, David Ben Gurion and Chief of Staff Yaakov Dori are present.

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