• Short Summary

    THE ISRAELI GOLANI INFANTRY BRIGADE TODAY ENDED SEVERAL WEEKS OF WINTER MANOEUVRES WITH AN UPHILL ASSAULT HALF WAY BETWEEN JERUSALEM AND THE JORDAN VALLEY.

  • Description

    THE ISRAELI GOLANI INFANTRY BRIGADE TODAY ENDED SEVERAL WEEKS OF WINTER MANOEUVRES WITH AN UPHILL ASSAULT HALF WAY BETWEEN JERUSALEM AND THE JORDAN VALLEY. THE AREA ON THE WEST BANK OF THE JORDAN IN THE JUDEAN DESERT WAS FORMERLY A JORDANIAN MILITARY EXERCISE GROUND.

    THE ASSAULT, IN WHICH THE INFANTRYMEN WERE SUPPORTED BY AIRCRAFT AND ARMOUR, WAS WATCHED BY THE ISRAELI ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, LIEUTENANT GENERAL CHAIM BAR LEV. FOREIGN MILITARY ATTACHES AND NEWS CORRESPONDENTS WERE ALSO THERE WITH ISRAEL M.PS. AND OFFICERS.

    THE ATTACK WAS DIRECTED AT A SIMULATED ENEMY POSITION ACROSS A HIGHWAY LEADING TO JERUSALEM FROM THE DEAD SEA. AFTER AIRCRAFT DROPPED NAPALM OVER THE TARGETS, A TWO PRONGED TANK ATTACK MOVED AGAINST THE HILLTOP. THE TROOPS MOVED INTO THE ATTACK AREA IN ARMOURED HALF-TRACK VEHICLES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6LMCNNMURCXH8WR3562U3M360
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LMCNNMURCXH8WR3562U3M360
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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