Six-Day War

September 1, 1967


In 1967, Israel launched a surpise bombing campaign against Egyptian airfields. After a series of stunning victories, Israeli forces captured control of the Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, along with the West Bank and East Jerusalem from Jordan and the Golan Heights from Syria.
Max Fisher meets with Yitzhak Rabin and others just after the end of the Six-Day War.
Credit: Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

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