Six Day War

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Then and Now: Six-Day War Images

Then and Now: 3 IDF paratroopers at the Western Wall

Israeli paratroopers Zion Karsenti, Yitzhak Yifat and Haim Oshri were 22 years old when they captured the Western Wall in 1967. A half century later, they recreated this iconic photo, which became a symbol of Israel's victory.  ©AFP

 


Then and Now: The Kotel

Jewish people pray at the Kotel on June 9, 1967.  Fifty years later, on May 26, 2017, at the same location. ©AFP

 


The New York Times - June 8, 1967:
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Iconic photo from Six Day War projected on the Old City

David Rubinger's iconic photo was projected on the ancient walls of the Old CIty during an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. ©AFP/Getty Images