Six-Day War


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Six-Day War:

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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Six-Day War

Arab-Israeli war (1967). [Near East. Hist.: EB, I: 470]
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He is best remembered within modern Arab military history as the lead architect of rebuilding the Egyptian armed forces after the demoralizing defeat in the 1967 Six-Day War.
The Jewish state initiated the Six-Day War to stave off an imminent threat to itself represented by Arab armies arrayed around what foreign minister Abba Eban called its "Auschwitz borders.
The social and political events that occurred in the aftermath of the Six-Day War are well documented and remain a source of controversy to this very day.
Nasser appointed Huweidi to head the defence and intelligence ministries after Egypt's humiliating Six-Day War defeat, in which Israel seized the Sinai in just three days, destroying Egypt's air force in the first hours of the war.
He couldn't draw the funding for this project (particularly after Israel's success in the Six-Day War gave the wealthy New York Jews who had largely bankrolled King another attractive philanthropy) that he had for his Southern campaigns.
The Six-Day War was an extraordinary human drama sweeping up a generation of Israelis and Arabs whose children today cannot live peacefully in the world it created.
A resounding cry throughout the work is that the Israeli government and military had allowed itself to fall into hubris following their resounding military victories of the Six-Day War.
Israel seized the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip during the Six-Day War in 1967.
It was not until Israel's stunning victory in the Six-Day War of 1967 that many Zionists began to see something of the miraculous in the endurance of the Jewish state, and Zionism acquired an overlay of religious messianism.
Bush called for Sharon to respect UN resolutions demanding Israel pull out of areas they seized during the Six-Day War in 1967 And he called for more talks between the warring parties.
An Arab friend of mine told me in 1967 during the Six-Day War that the people in this country didn't know how lucky we were to not have a religion running our country.