The 1967 six-day war is probably the most important and most researched event in the middle east since the creation of the state of israel in 1948 volumes of studies have been produced over the five decades since. The six-day war between israel and its arab neighbors ends with a united nations-brokered cease-fire the outnumbered israel defense forces achieved a swift and decisive victory in the brief war. Historynetcom is brought to you by world history group, the world's largest publisher of history magazines historynetcom contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.
Six-day war part of the arab–israeli conflict: territory held by israel before and after the six-day war the straits of tiran are circled, between the gulf of aqaba to the north and the red sea to the south. 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 effort to counter what the israelis saw as an impending attack by arab nations that surrounded israel. The 1967 war (the six-day war) after a period of relative calm, border incidents between israel and syria, egypt, and jordan increased during the early 1960s, with palestinian guerrilla groups actively supported by syria. Members of the israeli defense staff in the old city of jerusalem during the six-day war (wikimedia commons) israeli tanks on their way to the six-day war in 1967.
The six-day war also cemented israeli, pan-arab, and palestinian nationalism a murder plot in 1967, a grown man planned the murder of his 19-year-old neighbor, convincing two other adults to assist. With that in mind, in 2017 time history will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of time (it would acquire the moniker of the six-day war a few. The un security council called for a withdrawal from all the occupied regions, but israel declined, permanently annexing east jerusalem and setting up military administrations in the occupied. Encyclopedia of jewish and israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-semitism to zionism the six-day war: us state department summary of the war category » the six-day war remembering the six day wa israeli envoy meets palestinians following 1967 war. The six-day war, which was considered an enormous military achievement in military history, wasn't even a real war it was just a chase with live fire against an escaping enemy.
50 years ago this week: the looming crisis of the six-day war subscribe us the looming crisis of the six-day war the june 9, 1967, cover of time with that in mind, in 2017 time. During the brief war, helms went to the white house every day but one, reporting to the nsc and the president's special committee of middle east experts, using the outpouring of sitreps from oci (five a day), di special memoranda, the president's daily brief, and other analytical products “in the midst of one meeting,” helms recalled. Six day war facts 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. The six day war of 1967 was a miraculous victory for the state of israel and the jewish people numerous books describe the six day war in detail for example: six days of war: june 1967 and the making of the modern middle east, by michael oren (presidio press, 2003.
The six-day war: why israel is still divided over its legacy 50 years on the possibility of a lasting deal seems as far away as ever – and the history of failed negotiations suggests it’s. The six-day war was a brief but bloody conflict fought in june 1967 between israel and the arab states of egypt, syria and jordan following years of diplomatic friction and skirmishes between israel and its neighbors, israel defense forces launched preemptive air strikes that crippled the air forces of egypt and its allies. The historians’ war over the six-day war the historians’ war over the six-day war such was my situation in the summer of 2014, when i decided to write a new history of the six-day war. The origins of the six-day war, which was fought between june 5 and june 10, 1967 by israel and the neighboring states of egypt (known then as the united arab republic, uar), jordan, and syria, include both longstanding and immediate issues.
The war ended after six days, with israel in control of the sinai, gaza, the west bank, the golan heights and jerusalem but despite israeli jubilation, the war did not settle the issue between israel and its neighbours and the palestinians. This page deals with the six-day war of 1967 please use the following information, links and sources to learn more about the war in which israel captured east jerusalem, the west bank, gaza, the sinai, and the golan heights. The six-day war induced more jews to identify with zionism as a defender of jews yet now we know that war was a long-planned land grab destined to outrage arabs and muslims when combined with a murderous occupation, decades of israeli provocations were guaranteed to evoke the violent reactions required to rationalize a “war on terrorism.
The six-day war is proof positive that the core issue is, and always has been, whether the arab world accepts the jewish people's right to a state of their own if so, all other contentious issues. Causes of the war: the immediate cause of the yom kippur war was the arab states’ resentment of their situation following the six-day war of 1967. 776 israeli soldiers fell in the six-day war whilst all branches of the service had performed well, the air force had, for the first time, played a decisive role: clearing the skies at the outset made all that followed possible.