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The Six Day War, 1967 : Sinai

Author: Simon Dunstan; Peter Dennis
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Osprey Publishing, 2009. ©2009
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 212.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May 1967, Egypt expelled the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the Sinai desert and deployed its army along its border with Israel, its moves coordinated with those of Jordan and Syria. By June, Israel realized that the international community would not act, and launched a pre-emptive strike against the combined Arab forces. The ensuing Six Day War (June 5-10, 1967) was a crushing defeat for the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Dunstan; Peter Dennis
ISBN: 9781846033636 1846033632
OCLC Number: 303043417
Notes: 2nd impression 2010.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Opposing plans. Egypt : a strategy of rhetoric ; Operation Qahir ; Conqueror ; Israel : a failure of deterrence --
Opposing commanders. Israeli commanders ; Egyptian commanders --
Opposing forces. Israeli forces ; Egyptian forces ; Orders of battle --
Operation Moked. Air France ; Do it right --
Five days of war. Red Sheet unfolds ; Advance at all costs : Ugda Tal, 5 June ; The Jeradi defile : Ugda Tal, 5 June ; The battle of Bir Lahfan : Ugda Yoffe, 5 June --
The battle for Abu Ageila-Um Katef : Ugda Sharon, 5 June ; The other side of the hill : Ugda Yoffe, 6 June ; The race for the passes ; On to the Canal --
Aftermath : Al-Naxa --
The battlefield today.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 212.
Responsibility: Simon Dunstan ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.

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Covers the background to the Yom Kippur War of 1973 and the campaign against the Egyptians in the Sinai Peninsula, including the initial devastating air assault that showed the world how vital air  Read more...

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"Simon Dunstan, who is quickly becoming my favorite Osprey author, does his usual superlative job of telling the story of the conflict between Israel and Egypt in the Sinai campaign... All of this is Read more...

 
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