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The Israeli plan was to hit the Egyptians at selected key points with concentrated armour. In fierce fighting, which saw the pass change hands several times, the Israelis charged through the position.

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Fast-forward six years, Egypt and Syria decided to launch a two-front coordinated attack to regain the territory they lost in Sidqi Mahmoud, who were en route from al Maza to Bir Tamada in the Sinai to meet the commanders of the troops stationed there. The reduction in oil production and supply led to major price hikes around the world, causing the US to reassess its support for the war. The proposal was vague on the subject of Palestinian refugees , and the key issue - the status of Jerusalem. After demonstrators entered the first section of the building, the Israeli ambassador and the staff of the embassy were evacuated by Egyptian commandos. The Arab countries enforced an embargo on the US, suspending oil supply. Though inferior in numbers and equipment, the Egyptians were deeply entrenched and camouflaged. Per capita figures expressed per 1, population. Tal's forces assaulted the "Rafah Gap", a seven-mile stretch containing the shortest of three main routes through the Sinai towards El-Qantarah el-Sharqiyya and the Suez Canal. Egyptian reinforcements from Jabal Libni advanced towards Um-Katef to counterattack, but failed to reach their objective, being subjected to heavy air attacks and encountering Israeli lodgements on the roads. In the background, the politics of the Cold War between the Soviets - who supplied the Arab countries with weapons - and the US - which backed Israel - played out and inflamed the war, bringing the two blocs to the brink of military conflict for the first time since the Cuban Missile Crisis. The territories that Israel occupied in , shaded in Green. This is a more refined measure of potential military manpower availability which tries to correct for the health situation in the country and reduces the maximum potential number to a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. They pledged to "maintain the same rate of reduction each month thereafter until the Israeli forces are fully withdrawn from all Arab territories occupied during the June War, and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people are restored".

Rafah itself was circumvented, and the Israelis attacked Sheikh Zuweideight miles to the southwest, which was defended by two brigades. Egyptian officials condemned the attack and said that the events were part of an external conspiracy to hurt the stability and foreign relations of Egypt.

Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.

The Israeli losses were heavy and the course of the war seemed to lay squarely within Arab hands. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies.

To the west, paratroopers commanded by Colonel Danny Matt landed behind Egyptian lines, though half the helicopters got lost and never found the battlefield, while others were unable to land due to mortar fire.

The Israelis lost 19 planes, including two destroyed in air-to-air combat and 13 downed by anti-aircraft artillery.

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All of them were taken after fierce fighting. The war occurred, rather, after a series of events escalated tensions.

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A similar air assault incapacitated the Syrian air force. The next day, he left for Tel Aviv.

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