Jews fight for Israel; UN; dancing; raising flag
- Film Title
- Jews Defend New Zion State
- Event Date
- 1948 May 18
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Universal Newsreel, Vol. 21, No. 144, Part 1. Release date, 05/18/1948.
According to UN Motion Picture Release: "Jews Defend New Zion State." In Palestine, first pictures of the battle for Haifa, which the Jews won after 2-day siege, highlight the dramatic turn of events in the Holy Land. Jews fight Arab attackers closing in on five sides. Arab refugees, CUs; corpses. Flag of new Jewish state. In Lake Success, U.S. recognition of Israel is announced to United Nations delegates, still dead-locked over plans for truce. In Washington, boy unfurls flag of new Jewish state. Israeli dancing.
Unrelated additional newsreel coverage follows at 01:03:10, including sporting stories about "Washington, DC" and "Baltimore, MD".
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