The Six Day War 1967: Sinai (Campaign)

The Six Day War 1967: Sinai (Campaign)

Simon Dunstan


In may perhaps 1967, Egypt expelled the United international locations peacekeeping forces stationed within the Sinai wilderness and deployed its military alongside its border with Israel, its strikes coordinated with these of Jordan and Syria. by means of June, Israel learned that the overseas group wouldn't act, and introduced a pre-emptive strike opposed to the mixed Arab forces. the consequent Six Day battle (June 5-10, 1967) was once a crushing defeat for the Arab global, one who tripled the world managed by way of Israel and which sowed the seeds for the Yom Kippur struggle of 1973 and the continued strife within the sector.

Written by means of the writer of Osprey's Yom Kippur struggle, this quantity covers the heritage to the struggle and the crusade opposed to the Egyptians within the Sinai Peninsula, together with the preliminary devastating air attack that confirmed the realm how important air supremacy used to be in smooth combat.

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