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Six days of war: [June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East]

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In 1967 the future of the state of Israel was far from certain. But with its swift and stunning military victory against an Arab coalition led by Egypt in the Six Day War, Israel not only preserved its existence but redrew the map of the region, with fateful consequences. The Camp DavidAccords, the assassinations of Anwar Sadat and Yitzhak Rabin, the intifada, and the current troubled peace negotiations--all of these trace their origins to the Six Day War.Michael Oren's Six Days of War is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic and important episodes in the history of the Middle East. With exhaustive research in primary sources--including Soviet, Jordanian, and Syrian files not previously available--he has reconstructed the tension-filledbackground and the dramatic military events of the conflict, drawing the threads together in a riveting narrative, enlivened by crisp characters sketches of major characters (many of whom, from Ariel Sharon to Yasser Arafat, are still leading figures today). Most important, Oren has unearthed somedramatic new findings. He has discovered that a top-secret Egyptian plan to invade Israel and wipe out its army and nuclear reactor came within hours of implementation. He also reveals how the superpowers narrowly avoided a nuclear showdown over the Eastern Mediterranean and how a military coup inIsrael almost occurred on the eve of the war.
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display_descriptionSix Days of War is the most comprehensive history ever published of the six days of intense Arab-Israeli fighting in the summer of 1967. Oren spotlights all the participants--Arab, Israeli, Soviet, and American-involved in this clash that transformed the world.
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hoopla:MWT10028637eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBlackstone Publishing, 2005.1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 57 min.)) : digital.
ils:.b14641227BookBooksEnglishOxford University Press, 2002.xv, 446 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., map. ; 25 cm.
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subject_facetIsrael-Arab War, 1967
title_displaySix days of war : June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East
title_fullSix days of war : June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East / Michael B. Oren
Six days of war : [June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East] [electronic resource] / Michael B. Oren
title_shortSix days of war
title_sub[June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East]
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