Less than 3 weeks before Israel's independence, the flag of the future Jewish State is raised at morning parade at a training base of the fledgling Israeli Defence Forces April 27, 1948 in what was still the British Mandate for...More
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Israeli soldiers travel on route 7 to Jerusalem during the War of Independence.
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David Ben Gurion, who was to become Israel's first Prime Minister, reads the Declaration of Independence May 14, 1948 at the museum in Tel Aviv, during the ceremony founding the State of Israel.
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14th May 1948, Jerusalem, Israel, Israeli statesman and Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion proclaiming the birth of the new Jewish state of Israel
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In this handout from the GPO, David Ben Gurion, who was to become Israel's first Prime Minister, reads the Declaration of Independence May 14, 1948 at the museum in Tel Aviv, during the ceremony founding the State of Israel.
Several hundred of Allied Arab forces trucks, tanks and armored vehicles are parked at the Israeli-Arab border 10 May 1948 before the offensive against Jews in Palestine. The 1948-49 first Israeli-Arab War reflected the opposition of...More
A few days before the British Mandate over Palestine ended, a British soldier, holding a British-made Bren machine gun, stands guard at the demarcation line splitting up Jerusalem between Jewish and Arab quarters, during clashes...More
Two Jewish soldiers of Haganah, the Jewish Agency self-defence force, have a ritual Passover dinner, in late April 1948 in Jerusalem, while clashes between Haganah and Allied Arab forces continued. The 1948-49 first Israeli-Arab War...More
A soldier from the Arab Legions for Palestine wearing a British-made helmet and holding a British-made Enfield rifle, throws a grenade to the Israeli positions in May 1948 near Hebron while his army comrades shoot. As independence of...More
Less than 2 weeks before Israel's declaration of independence, fighters from the Haganah, the Jewish underground, walk proudly through the streets on May 5, 1948, in Tel Aviv in the British Mandate for Palestine.