Various shots of Israeli Haganah troops at rest and on patrol
Castel, West of Jerusalem, Israel / Palestine
MS Haganah troops lunching in their dining hall at Arza. LS Troops rest house and gardens at Arza. LS Haganah Commander and troops coming down steps of a building under Jewish flag. MS Soldier and Commander looking at unexploded 25lb shell. MS Commander looking through binoculars. LS Castel village from inside armoured car. LS Castel village on top of hill. LS Haganah patrol in single file resting on their way up hill. MS Haganah soldiers on guard overlooking the highway. LS Pan of countryside seen from Castel. MS Soldier on hillside with his dog. MS Haganah troops firing at Arab snipers, highway and Jerusalem in the background. MS Reconnaissance patrol with machine guns in the hills returning to Castel. (2 shots) MS Young girl and boy on guard in ruined house. (2 shots) CU Soldier by a tree in blossom, on look out. MS Patrol car on road. Several long shots of Colonia village including destroyed houses. MS Colonia village and destroyed houses. MS Patrol car stops and cameraman sets up camera on road in front of village.
Note: Date on the original record reads: "4/01/48". Note on the original record reads: "Battle of the Roads is the battle between the Jews and Arabs for the village of Castel, west of Jerusalem. (First pictures taken of Haganah troops in action.)."