The six-day war involved three distinct battlefronts, tied together by a shared desire on the part of the surrounding arab states to eliminate israel and erase the shame of their defeat 19 years earlier when they failed to destroy the nascent jewish state. Written by guy laron, narrated by william hughes download the app and start listening to the six-day war today - free with a 30 day trial keep your audiobook forever, even if you cancel. Six-day war: see arab-israeli wars arab-israeli wars, conflicts in 1948-49, 1956, 1967, 1973-74, and 1982 between israel and the arab states tensions between israel and the arabs have been complicated and heightened by the political, strategic, and economic interests in the area of the great powers. View a timeline of events that took place between the israelis and egypt, syria and jordan during the six day war in the six day war of june 1967, israel defeated the combined armies of egypt. Israelis remember the six day war as one of their finest moments — a national emergency when they fought a lightning offensive on three fronts against egypt, syria and jordan, destroying the.
Several weeks from now israel and jews around the world will be celebrating a seminal moment in jewish history -- the 50th anniversary of israel's monumental victory in the six-day war. The six day war involved three distinct battlefronts: sinai, west bank and golan was the third of the arab-israeli wars as usual david defeated goliath. A war in 1967 between israel and its arab neighbors re-shaped the modern middle east the six day war, or the june '67 war as arabs prefer, means something different to both sides to israelis. In fact, jordan was an illegal occupier of the west bank from 1948 to 1967, and the undisputable aggressor in the six-day war of 1967 thus, israel acted lawfully by.
Six-day war: six-day war, brief arab-israeli war that took place june 5-10, 1967, and ended in a decisive victory for israel. The six day war began with an israeli surprise attack in its neighboring arab countries they had already fought a serious live or die right to exist war in 1949 against about half a dozen arab nations trying to destroy them. Quick facts about the six day war, which took place from june 5-12, 1967 israel expanded its territory by 200% as a result of the 1967 war: israeli soldiers could see damascus, and were swimming in the suez canal and jordan river.
Six-day war definition, a war fought in june, 1967, between israel and the neighboring states of egypt, jordan, and syria, in which israel captured large tracts of arab territory. The six day war, also called the 1967 war, third arab israeli war or an-naksah (the setback) is well documented we explore events that led to the conflict, and discuss the aftermath. The six-day war took place in june 1967 the six-day war was fought between june 5th and june 10th the israelis defended the war as a preventative military ef.
Hopefully this is neutral enough for everybody this feature is not available right now please try again later. The six day war building israel's military the birth of israel jewish history from 1948 - 1980 modern jewish history jewish history and community. Video created by tel aviv university for the course the history of modern israel - part ii: challenges of israel as a sovereign state from the late sixties until the late seventies israeli society experienced two major wars that had a huge. For more on the dramatic events and impact of the six day war, visit sixdaywarprojectorg join jerusalem post premium plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and. Written by charles river editors, narrated by bill hare download the app and start listening to the six day war today - free with a 30 day trial keep your audiobook forever, even if you cancel.
The arab-israeli war of 1967 remains the most consequential of all the regional wars in the middle east for israel, the six-day military triumph over syrian and egyptian forces was crowned by land gains which had previously been thought unattainable - east jerusalem, the sinai peninsula, the west. The rebbe wanted the six-day war to be a jewish victory g‑d's eyes rest on it always, from the beginning of the year to the end of the year. The six day war was a war between israel and her neighboring countries - egypt, syria and jordan - which was conducted from june 5th until june 10th 1967. The ensuing six day war (june 5-10, 1967) was a crushing defeat for the arab world, one that tripled the area controlled by israel and which sowed the seeds for the yom kippur war of 1973 and the continuing strife in the region.
June 5 - never have so few pilots downed so many planes in such a short period of time at 7:15, the call was sounded: the iaf commander, major general motti hod, announced the beginning of operation focus iaf aerially attacked the egyptian air force, attacking plane after plane eventually. Cnn's oren liebermann talks to both israeli and palestinian residents to hear their stories from the war that changed the middle east. The three-week period preceding the six-day war was one of dread, shock and fright for the residents of the holy land with close to two and a half million jews living in the tiny country, it had the highest concentration of jews since pre-holocaust eastern europe.