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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2018 12:45 p.m. PST

… By Invading Israel

"When faced with an attack by a superior force, sometimes the key to survival lies in an unexpected move, or in remaining out of sight. But the survival of that single unit may be irrelevant when the rest of its army is destroyed. Such an example occurred in June 1967, when Israel almost totally destroyed the Egyptian army in the Sinai Peninsula. With skill and luck, one of Egypt's best generals saved his force and even managed to cross into Israel for several days but failed to affect the battle at all.

The war began when tensions between Israel and Egypt's ally Syria during the spring of 1967 grew and pulled in Egypt. Egypt moved much of its army into the Sinai Peninsula facing Israel: 100,000 troops, 950 tanks, and 1100 armored personnel carriers…"
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Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2018 12:55 p.m. PST

Holy cow!

If done right, that could end up being a very interesting movie. But, like I said, only if done right, meaning if not done as an anti- something/someone propaganda piece. A near impossible feat in Hollywood these days, despite their grand claims.

So perhaps as a truly independent studio production (not one of Hollywood's "Indy" labels).

Dan

Legion 425 Apr 2018 3:10 p.m. PST

A rare event indeed … in many battles during all the Arab-Israeli Wars. The IDF not only won the engagements but destroyed many, many more assets than they lost …

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Apr 2018 10:39 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed the article my good friends!. (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

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