#OnThisDay June 7, 1967.

“The Israeli Defense Forces have liberated Jerusalem,” Defense Minister Moshe Dayan announced to the nation. “We have reunited the torn city, the capital of Israel.

In this photo: IDF Chief of Staff Yitzhak Rabin (right), Defense Minister Moshe Dayan (center), and Jerusalem Commander Uzi Narkiss (left) enter through the Lion’s Gate into the Old City of Jerusalem, June 7, 1967.

Source: Ilan Bruner, Government Press Office