Sinai campaign

Sinai campaign:

see Arab-Israeli WarsArab-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.
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Egypt's army said on Wednesday it had killed 60 militants in Sinai in the month since Mursi's ouster, and that an additional 64 militants were injured in the Sinai campaign between July 5 and August 4.
Thus he explains the 1956 Sinai campaign as Ben-Gurion's desire to "remobilize the Israelis" and "extend his political franchise as a paramount leader.
I think there were concerns that the military council would take advantage of the Sinai campaign to take military moves in the run-up to a coup against the president," Qandil wrote on his Facebook account.
But neither the support received in the form of UN Security Council resolution 95 (1951) nor the military achievements of the Sinai campaign of 1956 were successful in changing Egypt's view, and the blockade in the Canal persisted for thirty years.
These include the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962; Grenada Invasion, 1983; Israeli Sinai Campaign, 1956; Six Day War, 1967; Osirak Raid, 1981; and decisions not to conduct U.
He served in the Israel War of Independence in 1948, the Sinai Campaign and in 1957 was promoted to Major as a paratrooper.
The Worcesters served in the Sinai campaign and Jack spent the next 16 months on routine desert marches, patrols and cavalry attacks.
Accordingly, more than half of this absorbing chronicle deals with the current Israeli prime minister's youthful exploits as a soldier in the War of Independence, as a commander in the secret Unit 101, as an officer in the Sinai Campaign, as a general in the Six-Day War, the War of Attrition, the Yom Kippur War, the 1982 invasion of Lebanon, and as minister of defense in the Begin government.
The tank continued to be a "winning weapon" in the postwar world too, as Wright acknowledges in his discussion of the Israeli experience with armored warfare in the Arab-Israeli wars from the 1956 Sinai campaign through the 1967 Six-Day War, to the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
The Uzi submachine gun, invented in the 1950s and used by the Israeli army for the first time during its Sinai campaign in 1956, has been used by secret services across the world.
In this operation, the first offensive action by the Australian Light Horse in the Sinai campaign, (2) the raiding force covered some 260 kilometres (160 miles) in three and a half days over largely unknown territory much of it by night; fought a sharp action in which it overwhelmed the Turkish post, killed or captured the entire garrison, destroyed the bores and drilling equipment, secured valuable documents; and on their return to base endured a fierce sand storm and narrowly avoided a mass drowning when the wadi in which troops were resting was flooded in a sudden spate.
The violation of its maritime rights, on the other hand, though certainly not an insignificant issue, as evidenced by the fact that illegal Egyptian blockades of the Red Sea played major roles in causing both the 1956 Sinai Campaign and the 1967 Six-Day War, has generally been a less menacing threat to its national security.