Arab Armies of the Middle East Wars (2) (Men-at-Arms, Volume by Samuel M. Katz

By Samuel M. Katz

The Six-Day battle tremendously altered the political and armed forces complexion of the center East: 3 Arab armies lay in wreck, whereas Israel completed neighborhood superpower prestige. The Arab reaction to defeat was once a thirst for revenge, and the method of regrouping to release the 1973 warfare was once the closest the Arab global might come to actual team spirit. This ebook examines the post-1973 improvement of the armies of Egypt, Jordan and Syria, in addition to the Palestinian guerrilla and terrorist teams. subsidized by way of pictures and color illustrations, this publication additionally info the detailed army and political roles of the armies' elite units.

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