Yoman Carmel II-256

Ceremony of the granting Hagana decoration by David Ben Gurion

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Ceremony of the granting Hagana decoration for the Hagana Commanders is held at the University Stadium in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. The prime minister, David Ben Gurion, arrives at the ceremony and the stadium has a large crowd, Shimon Peres walks beside him. David Ben Gurion stands next to lines of commanders including Yigal Allon, Yigal Yadin, Yaakov Dori, Haim Laskov. There are many military officers and soldiers and there is a parade of defense veterans Marching. After that, David Ben Gurion gives the President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi the defense decoration at the presidents house. The stage is distinguished by Teddy Kollek. President Ben Zvi speaks and then David Ben Gurion.

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