Air Force Week, to mark the fifth anniversary of the formation of the Israel Air Force, was opened here yesterday with a parade and memorial services for Israeli airmen who died in the war against the Arab states.
Throughout the week exercises and memorial services will be held in air force camps in various parts of the country. Mock dogfights and bombing exercises will be carried out off the Israel seacoast in view of Tel Aviv inhabitants, it was revealed. Col. Haim Laskoff, commander of the force, opened the week with a special appeal for recruitment for the air arm.
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