• Short Summary

    AN ESTIMATED 50,000 PEOPLE TURNED OUT IN JERUSALEM TODAY (MONDAY) TO WATCH A DRESS REHEARSAL FOR THURSDAY'S ISRAELI INDEPENDENCE DAY MILITARY PARADE.

  • Description

    AN ESTIMATED 50,000 PEOPLE TURNED OUT IN JERUSALEM TODAY (MONDAY) TO WATCH A DRESS REHEARSAL FOR THURSDAY'S ISRAELI INDEPENDENCE DAY MILITARY PARADE. ISRAELI MILITARY AUTHORITIES ARE USING THE PARADE AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO DISPLAY THE 20-YEAR-OLD NATION'S MILITARY MIGHT.

    THOUSANDS OF CHEERING VISITORS TO JERUSALEM IN FESTIVE MOOD JAMMED THE GRANDSTANDS AND LINED THE STREETS ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE TO WATCH THE SHOW. THE ISRAELI AIR FORCE PUT ON AN ACCOMPANYING DISPLAY, WITH A GROUP OF JETS FLYING OVERHEAD IN A STAR OF DAVID FORMATION.

    ISRAEL IS GOING AHEAD WITH THE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE IN DEFIANCE OF A UNITED NATIONS PLEA TO CALL IT OFF. THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN OBJECTIONS FROM ARABS LIVING IN JORDAN AND PARTS OF JERUSALEM CAPTURED DURING THE JUNE WAS.

    THE ARMOURED COLUMN, INCLUDING HEAVY TANKS, LONG-RANGE ARTILLERY PIECES AND MISSILES CAPTURED DURING THE JUNE WAR, COVERED THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE SIX MILE (NINE KMS) LONG PARADE ROUTE. THE INFANTRY COLUMNS MARCHED ONLY PART OF THE WAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4VAXH8NHK5UF095JJK3RBYBCJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VAXH8NHK5UF095JJK3RBYBCJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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