War of Attrition

a black-and-white photo of the Israeli naval personnel celebrate their victory after an engagement with Egyptian naval forces near Rumani

The War of Attrition refers to an inconclusive armed conflict between Israel and Egypt (and, to a lesser extent, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, and their allies) from July 1967 to August 1970.  The Six-Day War in June 1967 left the Egyptians overwhelmed with great losses, both in their forces and their territories. In … Read more

Six-Day War

a black and white picture of an Israeli airstrike near the Augusta-Victoria Hospital

One of the shortest armed conflicts in history, the Six-Day War was fought between Israel and the Arab states consisting of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria (with minor involvement from Iraq and Lebanon), as part of the long-standing Arab-Israeli conflict. The war took place from June 5 to June 10, 1967. A summary … Read more