June 5 1967 – The Six-Day War begins

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June 5 1967 – The Six-Day War beginsRate this post The Six-Day War of 1967 was a major turning point in early years of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Apart from thrusting the Palestine Liberation Organization into prominence, the war also served to establish the State of Israel as a power to reckon with. The war commenced on June 5, 1967 and ended on June 10, 1967 in a resounding Israeli dominance. The decisive victory provided Israel a number of advantages the including recognition of Egypt, a major Arab nation and the victory over Jerusalem – a city held sacred by the Jews. The roots of the State of Israel were thus […]