Israel War Bond drive is launched in Tel Aviv by Prime Minister of Israel David Ben Gurion. Prime Minister Gurion gets off from a car. He enters a building. People seated inside a hall. Emblem of Israel on the stage. Ben Gurion seated at a desk. The emblem of Israel. Ben Gurion speaks into microphone. He seeks for $22 million to meet cost of Israel's recent Sinai desert campaign. People seated in a hall applaud.
The Secretary General of the United Nations visits Israel. The second Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold deplanes at an airport in Israel and is greeted by local officials. Hammarskjold's car is escorted by motorcycle outriders. He enters a building with officials. Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion seated in a conference room with officials. Among those present at the table, in addition to Dag Hammarskjold, are Golda Meier, David Ben-Gurion, and Ralph Bunche.
Film opens with aerial views of City of Suez and environs during the invasion of Egypt by Israel, Britain, and France, to seize control of the Suez Canal and overthrow Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, in 1956. At TC:00:24 is an aerial view of two ships scuttled by the Egyptians in Port Said at the entrance to the Suez Canal. Many ships are seen in Port Said, itself, including a large British landing craft (L9006). Glimpse of British sailors on the landing craft with Union Jack waving above them. Formations of British soldiers, wearing Balmoral bonnet headgear, marching inland from the port. Area of the port covered with artillery pieces and war materiel being loaded into trucks. Closeup of British soldiers loading shells and ammunition into trucks. Egyptian men mingling on the streets of Port Said. A British soldier and an officer are seen amongst them. Low altitude aerial view of the Suez Canal. View of ships at entrance of the Canal in Port Said (with the scuttled ship blockade behind them) . A British Dido Class light cruiser is seen with the ships.
Establishing a new Kibbutz in Israel. Men raise an Israeli flag on a partially constructed base of a tower in Israel. A family with two children prepares a flag identifying the new Community, which is then raised next to the Israeli flag on the tower base. Community members laying out the boundaries of parts of the Kibbutz and drive fence posts. Two men carry a barbed wire roll across the field. A woman stands in the field. Surveyer uses tape and sights to ascertain boundaries. Two young women unroll spool of barbed wire. Men work and build houses. Community members unload prefabricated roof trusses and other sections of a building. Many members work together to raise a prefabricated wall section of building on foundation of concrete blocks.
A worker sets concrete blocks along prospective perimeter of the structure. Community members set up an adjoining wall section and continue to complete the outer perimeter walls. Kibbutz members are seen around large tents that are set up nearby. A quick view from atop the tower structure shows the partially completed construction and the encampment.
Tension between Egypt and Israel. Parliament of Israel, after Israeli forces march inside the Egyptian territory. Members in discussion with each other. Israeli troops during a military parade salute Prime Minister David Ben Gurion. Infantry and jeeps during the parade. Military parade and military displays by Egyptian army. Marching troops of infantrymen, trucks, tanks and canons during the march.
British Prime Minister Anthony Eden suggests peace measures during Israel-Egypt war. Israel infantrymen and commanders advance towards the Sinai Peninsula. A soldier with rifle checks an empty house. Soldiers on trucks advance towards Egyptian mainland. British Prime Minister Eden offers withdrawal of Anglo-British forces from Suez Canal zone in favor of a United Nation's Police Force.