• Short Summary

    SIX DAY WAR CAMPAIGN RIBBONS ARE BEING DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THIS WEEK TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE ISRAELI ARMED FORCES WHO WERE ON ACTIVE SERVICE FOR AT LEAST 24 CONSECUTIVE HOURS DURING THE PERIOD JUNE 5 TO JUNE 11.

  • Description

    SIX DAY WAR CAMPAIGN RIBBONS ARE BEING DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THIS WEEK TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE ISRAELI ARMED FORCES WHO WERE ON ACTIVE SERVICE FOR AT LEAST 24 CONSECUTIVE HOURS DURING THE PERIOD JUNE 5 TO JUNE 11.

    FIRST TO RECEIVE THE RIBBONS WERE COMMANDING OFFICERS. THEY RECEIVED THEM FROM ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER LEVI ESHKOL IN A CEREMONY AT HIS JERUSALEM OFFICE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS ISRAEL'S COMMANDER IN CHIEF GENERAL RABIN, GENERAL BAR LEV AND GENERAL EZER WEIZMAN.

    IN A SPEECH AT THE CEREMONY MR. ESHKOL THANKED THEM ALL FOR WHAT THEY HAD DONE AND ASKED THEM FOR CONTINUED VIGILANCE IN WHAT HE DESCRIBED AS THE FACE OF CONTINUED ARAB REFUSALS TO MAKE PEACE WITH ISRAEL.

    HE ALSO EXPRESSED SYMPATHY FOR BEREAVED FAMILIES AND WISHED THOSE WHO WERE WOUNDED A SPEEDY RECOVERY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3YSWMMSFPPSHC5EXXGEJI8EQQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YSWMMSFPPSHC5EXXGEJI8EQQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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