• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 6,000 SOLDIERS, CIVILIANS AND OVERSEAS VISITORS SET OUT FROM LYDDA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON THE ANNUAL FOUR-DAY ROUTE MARCH TO THE ISRAELI CAPITAL OF JERUSALEM.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 6,000 SOLDIERS, CIVILIANS AND OVERSEAS VISITORS SET OUT FROM LYDDA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON THE ANNUAL FOUR-DAY ROUTE MARCH TO THE ISRAELI CAPITAL OF JERUSALEM.IT TAKES PLACE JUST BEFORE THE CELEBRATION OF THE FESTIVAL OF THE PASSOVER, WHICH COMMEMORATES THE EXODUS OF THE ISRAELITES FROM EGYPT.

    THE START OF THE MARCH WAS AT 4.30 IN THE MORNING, AND THE LEADERS SET A BRISK PACE FOR THE FIRST LAP.THE MARCH WILL COVER A TOTAL OF 87 MILES (140 KMS) THROUGH THE FLAT COASTAL PLAIN AND THE RUGGED JUDEAN MOUNTAINS.

    TODAY, THE LONG COLUMN WAS JOINED BY 12,000 MEMBERS OF THE GADNA YOUTH BATTALIONS AND MEN AND WOMEN OVER 45.THEY WILL MARCH 42 MILES (70 KMS) OVER A TWO DAY PERIOD.

    ABOUT 200 FOREIGN VISITORS HAVE JOINED THIS YEAR'S MARCH AND THE STRONGEST CONTINGENTS INCLUDE 47 FROM HOLLAND, 35 AFRICANS STUDYING IN ISRAEL AND 25 FINNS.THERE ARE MARCHERS FROM DENMARK, BRITAIN AND THE AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC CORPS ALSO TAKING PART.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1K1GNS7PLVQ6BTIPDEZFDN8L1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1K1GNS7PLVQ6BTIPDEZFDN8L1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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