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Israel's Six-Day War

Israeli troops and military vehicles manoeuvre on the outskirts of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. This week marks fifty years since Israel swept to victory in six days in a war with Egypt, Syria and Jordan, capturing the Sinai peninsula, the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including Arab East Jerusalem. 


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Israeli troops and military vehicles manoeuvre on the outskirts of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. This week marks fifty years since Israel swept to victory in six days in a war with Egypt, Syria and Jordan, capturing the Sinai peninsula, the...more

Israeli troops and military vehicles manoeuvre on the outskirts of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. This week marks fifty years since Israel swept to victory in six days in a war with Egypt, Syria and Jordan, capturing the Sinai peninsula, the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including Arab East Jerusalem. REUTERS/Micha Han/GPO
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An Israeli soldier gets first aid and a drink of water during fighting in Jerusalem. 



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An Israeli soldier gets first aid and a drink of water during fighting in Jerusalem. REUTERS/File

An Israeli soldier gets first aid and a drink of water during fighting in Jerusalem. REUTERS/File
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An Egyptian military transport vehicle goes up in flames in an unknown location after being hit by an Israeli tank shell. 


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An Egyptian military transport vehicle goes up in flames in an unknown location after being hit by an Israeli tank shell. REUTERS/David Rubinger/GPO

An Egyptian military transport vehicle goes up in flames in an unknown location after being hit by an Israeli tank shell. REUTERS/David Rubinger/GPO
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Destroyed Egyptian armor lines the sides of a Sinai road after it was hit by Israeli jet fighters. 

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Destroyed Egyptian armor lines the sides of a Sinai road after it was hit by Israeli jet fighters. REUTERS/File

Destroyed Egyptian armor lines the sides of a Sinai road after it was hit by Israeli jet fighters. REUTERS/File
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Israeli soldiers stand guard over prisoners in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. 



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Israeli soldiers stand guard over prisoners in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/David Rubinger/GPO

Israeli soldiers stand guard over prisoners in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/David Rubinger/GPO
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Egyptian fighter jets are seen after being destroyed by Israel's Air Force. 


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Egyptian fighter jets are seen after being destroyed by Israel's Air Force. REUTERS/GPO

Egyptian fighter jets are seen after being destroyed by Israel's Air Force. REUTERS/GPO
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Military vehicles destroyed by Israel's Air Force are seen near the Mitla Pass in the Sinai peninsula. 




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Military vehicles destroyed by Israel's Air Force are seen near the Mitla Pass in the Sinai peninsula. REUTERS/Amir Shamir/GPO

Military vehicles destroyed by Israel's Air Force are seen near the Mitla Pass in the Sinai peninsula. REUTERS/Amir Shamir/GPO
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Israeli Major General Ariel Sharon watches an aerial drop through his binoculars in the Sinai Peninsula, then occupied by Israel.


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Israeli Major General Ariel Sharon watches an aerial drop through his binoculars in the Sinai Peninsula, then occupied by Israel. REUTERS/File

Israeli Major General Ariel Sharon watches an aerial drop through his binoculars in the Sinai Peninsula, then occupied by Israel. REUTERS/File
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Israeli soldiers stand guard over prisoners in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. 


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Israeli soldiers stand guard over prisoners in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/David Rubinger/GPO

Israeli soldiers stand guard over prisoners in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/David Rubinger/GPO
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An Israeli military aircraft drops supplies to soldiers on the front. 


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An Israeli military aircraft drops supplies to soldiers on the front. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

An Israeli military aircraft drops supplies to soldiers on the front. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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A wounded Israeli soldier is evacuated by comrades after a battle in East Jerusalem. 


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A wounded Israeli soldier is evacuated by comrades after a battle in East Jerusalem. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

A wounded Israeli soldier is evacuated by comrades after a battle in East Jerusalem. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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Israeli soldiers celebrate during the 1967 Six Day War. 



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Israeli soldiers celebrate during the 1967 Six Day War. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

Israeli soldiers celebrate during the 1967 Six Day War. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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A convoy of Israeli tanks rolls towards the front. 


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A convoy of Israeli tanks rolls towards the front. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

A convoy of Israeli tanks rolls towards the front. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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Israeli commander Motta Gur and his brigade observe the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, from their command post on the Mount of Olives, just prior to their attack on Jerusalem's Old City. 


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Israeli commander Motta Gur and his brigade observe the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, from their command post on the Mount of Olives, just prior to their attack on Jerusalem's Old City....more

Israeli commander Motta Gur and his brigade observe the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, from their command post on the Mount of Olives, just prior to their attack on Jerusalem's Old City. REUTERS/Government Press Office
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Burned Jordanian military vehicles are seen on the outskirts of Jerusalem. 


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Burned Jordanian military vehicles are seen on the outskirts of Jerusalem. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

Burned Jordanian military vehicles are seen on the outskirts of Jerusalem. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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Arab legion positions are seen under fire to clear way for Israeli units in the hills surrounding Jerusalem's Old City. 

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Arab legion positions are seen under fire to clear way for Israeli units in the hills surrounding Jerusalem's Old City. REUTERS/Government Press Office

Arab legion positions are seen under fire to clear way for Israeli units in the hills surrounding Jerusalem's Old City. REUTERS/Government Press Office
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An Israeli soldier walks in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City after it was captured. 


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An Israeli soldier walks in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City after it was captured. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

An Israeli soldier walks in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City after it was captured. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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A convoy of Israeli military vehicles rolls through the Sinai peninsula. 

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A convoy of Israeli military vehicles rolls through the Sinai peninsula. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

A convoy of Israeli military vehicles rolls through the Sinai peninsula. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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Israeli soldiers sit in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City after it was captured. 

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Israeli soldiers sit in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City after it was captured. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

Israeli soldiers sit in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City after it was captured. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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A convoy of Israeli vehicles during battle on the Syrian front. 


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A convoy of Israeli vehicles during battle on the Syrian front. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry

A convoy of Israeli vehicles during battle on the Syrian front. REUTERS/Israeli Defence Ministry
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Israeli soldiers stand before the Wailing Wall after capturing the Old City.  


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Israeli soldiers stand before the Wailing Wall after capturing the Old City. REUTERS/File

Israeli soldiers stand before the Wailing Wall after capturing the Old City. REUTERS/File
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