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The Players

The team filmed on location throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Israel, interviewing those who played a key role in the War of Independence.

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Smoky Simon, Chief of Air Operations in Israel's War of Independence, Machal from South Africa, filmed in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Joel Schalit, Son of Elie Schalit, "Materials for Palestine," filmed in Berlin 
Danny Shapira, Israeli ace fighter pilot during the War of Independence, Six-Day War and Yom Kippur War, filmed in Haifa, Israel.
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Ann Bussell, Daughter of Sonneborn Institute member, Shepard Broad, responsible for outfitting refugee ships, filmed in Miami. 
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Marcia Wolman, Machal from South Africa, served as an Air Force meteorological instructor, filmed in Connecticut.
Martin Dvorak, Consulate General Czech Republic, filmed in New York City.
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Shaul Sapir, Palmach Mist'arvim (Hidden Arab), filmed in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
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Duke Labaczewski, Machal from New York, served on the Aliyah Bet refugee ship "Hatikvah," filmed in New Jersey.
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