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Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973



  • Existence: 1886-1973

Biographical Note

David Ben-Gurion was born on October 16, 1886 in Płońsk, Poland. Ben-Gurion was the first Prime Minister of Israel. He died on December 1, 1973.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

69 Squadron Israel Air Force Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1985-07-27-D
Contents of the Collection This collection is comprised of four color photographs of first Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife, Paula, with 69 Squadron, Israel Air Force, inspecting Boeing B-17 aircraft that had participated in Israel's War of Independence in 1948. Included is a detailed description of how three repurposed B-17s shifted Israel's air potential during the war.

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