Air Power in the Six-Day War

@article{Pollack2005AirPI,
  title={Air Power in the Six-Day War},
  author={Kenneth M. Pollack},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={28},
  pages={471 - 503}
}
In the aftermath of Israel's stunning victory over Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian forces during the 1967 Six-Day War, accolades for the victory were often showered upon the Israeli Air Force (IAF). Indeed, many believed that it had been Israeli air power that had been the decisive element in the war by first eliminating the Arab air forces and then obliterating the Arab armies in turn. While the IAF did play an extremely important role in the fighting, it was not the decisive element of Israeli… 

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