The Battle for Jerusalem: June 5-7,1967...

Enhanced by fascinating photographs and an epilogue tracing the subsequent lives and military careers of the key participants, Rabinovich's gripping narrative brings the reader to the scene of this brilliant military victory and emotional reunion of a people with their sacred city.

Preface to the 20th Anniversary Edition xv was a historical aberration crying for rectification. However, even Arab leaders who demanded Arab sovereignty over the Temple Mount and the Arab quarters of Jerusalem would speak of an open city undivided again by barbed wire. The city itself would come to be seen as the heart of the Arab- Israeli dispute, but it would also be the one city in which large numbers of Israelis and Palestinians would live alongside each other, and they would do so in relative tranquility. Whatever the future holds, the long and eventful history of Jerusa-lem had, in June 1967, taken a clear new turn as a result of the epic battle recounted in these pages. Abraham Rabinovich Jerusalem, March 1987   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x

The Battle for Jerusalem: June 5-7,1967


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