History, Middle East
Egypt and Syria launched a massive surprise attack against the outnumbered and unprepared Israel Defense Force. Yet nonetheless, Israel won the war.
Here's What You Need To Remember: For Israel to claim a decisive victory, by the standards set by the Israelis themselves, the Arab armies needed to be smashed and the Arab nations had to recognize that they had been defeated; all this at a minimal cost in Israeli lives and treasure. These were difficult goals,...
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