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Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets' Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War

  title={Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets' Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War},
  author={I. Ginor and Gideon Remez},
Fearing an imminent invasion, Israel launched a preemptive air attack on Egypt in June 1967 and it achieved such staggering devastation that in just six days the war was won and the future of the Middle East was forever changed. But have our assumptions about the genesis of the Six-Day War been misguided? What was the involvement of the Soviet Union? Were the Israelis planning to use nuclear weapons? Were the Soviets? This book provides an account that is startlingly different from all previous… Expand
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