• Short Summary

    THE FIVE GUNBOATS WHICH SLIPPED AWAY FROM CHERBOURG ENTERED HAIFA HARBOUR THIS AFTERNOON, WATCHED BY THOUSANDS OF ISRAELIS WHO HAD TURNED OUT TO GIVE THEM A WELCOME.

  • Description

    THE FIVE GUNBOATS WHICH SLIPPED AWAY FROM CHERBOURG ENTERED HAIFA HARBOUR THIS AFTERNOON, WATCHED BY THOUSANDS OF ISRAELIS WHO HAD TURNED OUT TO GIVE THEM A WELCOME. BUT OTHER WELCOMING COMMITTEES HAD BEEN FORMED AND FURTHER UP THE COAST, AT ASHDOD, MANY EAGER BOATMEN PUT TO SEA FOR A FIRST GLIMPSE OF THE GUNBOATS.

    MANY SMALL TUGS PUT OUT FROM THE HARBOUR SO THAT THEIR EAGER CREWS COULD KEEP WATCH FOR THE SMALL FLOTILLA. ON ARRIVAL IN ISRAEL IT WAS REVEALED THAT THE GUNSHIPS WERE CREWED BY ISRAELIS AND COMMANDED BY AN ISRAELI LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACE7SG3CGVIDG8C57ZGC1900BB
    Media URN:
    VLVACE7SG3CGVIDG8C57ZGC1900BB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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