First memorial service for the fallen of Nitzanim, 1949 Yehuda Eisenstark, IDF archive, Ministry of Defense

WATCH Newly Released Footage Shows Traumatic 1948 Israeli Battle With Egypt

The Egyptian army captured Nitzanim, north of the Gaza Strip, in June 1948: Thirty members of the kibbutz were killed in and 105 people surrendered and were taken as prisoners

To mark the 70th anniversary of the fall of Kibbutz Nitzanim to the Egyptians in the 1948 War of Independence, the Israel Defense Forces Archives has released a rare film on Sunday that was shot by the...

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