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Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Before the Six Day War

There are a lot of revisionist historians out there today making absurd claims about how Israel was the aggressor in 1967. History books rarely capture the atmosphere of the time, and understanding the fear and concern in the days before the war is critical to understanding it.

From a single small newspaper, the Columbia Missourian from May 28, 1967, here are all of the stories about the Middle East situation for just that one day, on pages 1-3 of the paper:

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