The film is based on a children's book written by Motta Gur, the commander who led the liberation of Jerusalem in '67 and later became IDF Chief of Staff.
Azit the Paratrooper Dog
A Film by Boaz Davidson
(Israel, 1972, 89 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Yossi Polak, Mona Zelberstein, Gidon Zinger, Eliezer Yung,Tikva Aziz )
Lieutenant Uri and Tami’s dog Azit, saves the neighborhood butcher’s wife from a burglar. Following this act she is sent to a training course that prepares her for traking and detective work. Azit’s first mission is to save a paratrooper and his girlfriend from the enemy territory.
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