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  1. Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive
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    The Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive consists of production elements from two PBS-broadcast documentaries: "In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II," and "Is Jerusalem Burning? Myth, Memory and the Battle of Latrun." Both films, relying primarily on first-person accounts, tell the story of critical episodes in the formation of the nation-state...
  2. Haim Einav Interview
    Video

    Einav discusses his experience during the battle.
  3. Yitzchak Moore Interview (Part I)
    Video

    Moore discusses his background as an engineer during World War II, how the brigade was organized and the first battle at Latrun, Bin Nun I.
  4. Yitzchak Moore Interview (Part II)
    Video

    Moore discusses the experience of laying the road to Jerusalem.
  5. Shlomo Shamir Interview (Part II)
    Video

    Shamir discusses the decision to retreat, the importance of the battle, the role of the immigrants and who is to blame, and heroes of the battle.
  6. Bancroft.
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    Coat of arms. Eschutcheon: or (gold) three garbs (sheaves) in a bend azure (blue) between 6 Jerusalem crosses of the same. Crest: a garb flanked by wings. Motto: Dat deus incrementum (God gives the increase).
  7. Shlomo Shamir Interview (Part I)
    Video

    Shamir discusses preparations and preliminary training at Tel Hashomer, Na'an and Hulda. He also discusses the reason for the late start of the first operation.