"Since the Six-Day War
, we have yet to decide what to do with the victory," Merav Michaeli, from the opposition Zionist Camp party, said.
In the Six-Day War
, Israel attacked the air force bases (surprise attacks) of the surrounding countries and took control of Jerusalem for the first time in about 2,000 years.
On the operational level, though maneuver still remains the dominant mode of warfare within the IDF, attrition has become more prominent in the army's thinking since the Six-Day War
. Already during the aptly named War of Attrition, the IDF displayed an inclination to employ firepower as a substitute for mobility.
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.
The Six-Day War
in 1967 left Israel in control of the Sinai Peninsula (later returned to Egypt), along with the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights, and all of Jerusalem.
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.
Israel's devastating pre-emptive attack against the Egyption Air Force at the start of the Six-Day war
led to charges of British (and American) complicity, significantly souring British-Arab relations at the time.
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
. Israeli leaders, including the dynamic, one-eyed Moshe Dyan, had come to believe that the military could quickly repel any Arab attack and rout the attackers as they had done in 1967.
Israel seized the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip during the Six-Day War
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.