June 4, 1967 The Six-Day War


June 4, 1967 The Six-Day War

Iraq joined the military alliance with Egypt, Jordan and Syria.  President Abdur Rahaman Aref of Iraq added these words to the mountain of provocation:

“The existence of Israel is an error which must be rectified.  This is our opportunity to wipe out the ignominy which has been with us since 1948.  Our goal is clear – to wipe Israel off the map.”

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