February 5, 1956 General Abdul Hakim Amer



General Abdul Hakim Amer, Egyptian Minister of War and Joint Commander-in-Chief of the armies of Egypt, Syria and Saudi Arabia in an address before Egyptian Army Units in the Gaza Strip:

“Now that the hour is approaching, I, and the members of the Revolutionary Council, will be in the front line of battle against imperialism and her Zionist partner.  In this battle, our enemies will be convinced of their weakness and the victory will be yours, and that of all the Arab states.”

Source: 73, p. 306.

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