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By John Laffin

The trendy wars of the center East begun in 1947, whilst the Syrians, Egyptians, Jordanians and Lebanese have been unofficially at battle with the Jewish settlers of Palestine. On may possibly fifteenth, the day afer Israel was once declared a sovreign country, the Arab invasion begun. among then and 1973 5 wars happened: these of 1948; the Sinai struggle; the Six-Day warfare; the 1968-1970 warfare of Attrition and the 1973 October conflict. This ebook examines the association, education and gear of the major Arab armies in the course of those conflicts and the variey of uniforms are illustrated by way of a few modern photos and entire color artwork.

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