Scenes of the departure of the British High Commissioner for Palestine, Alan Cunningham, and the signing of the Proclamation of Independence by Ben Gurion and the first Israeli cabinet.
Fifteen hundred troops leave Haifa as British evacuation starts.
Dockside scenes as the British Troops leave Palestine
American newsreel item about SS Haifa - first ship to fly Israeli flag.
Celebrations in Tel Aviv marking 7 years of Israeli independence.
Israel celebrates the anniversary of its foundation with military parades and dancing.
9th Anniversary celebration of the Independence of the State of Israel.
Ben Zwi, Premier Ben Gurion, with Chief of Staff General Moshe Dayan take the salute.
Israelis celebrate Independence Day.