#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. 55 years ago today, Israeli paratroopers broke through Jerusalem in the 6-day-war ending decades of oppression against Jews in the Holy City. Here in this iconic photo, three paratroopers who were photographed standing at the Western Wall are pictured together again 50 years later. Am Yisrael Chai!

Photo: Government Press OfficeSharon Gabay – Photographer