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Films of triumph and despair


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/film/article/films_of_triumph_and_despair_20110420

When Israel fought its War of Independence, embedded TV cameramen were unknown and even combat newsreel photographers were practically non-existent. The newly created state had more important matters to worry about. More surprisingly, there have been hardly any movies celebrating the near miraculous victories of 1948-49, and later of the Six-Day War in 1967.

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