World: In Earshot of the Front

FLYING out of a brilliant morning sun, four Israeli jets marked with the unmistakable Star of David wheeled in at 1,000 ft. and began strafing an Egyptian army camp at Dahshur, barely 21 miles south of Cairo. Then, while thousands of Cairenes rushed to rooftops and windows to see what was going on, the jets wheeled to the north and attacked a second camp just one mile from Maadi, a fashionable suburb of diplomats, foreign oilmen and well-to-do Egyptians. Housewives ducked into basements, and the 300 students at Cairo's American College, three blocks from the besieged camp, were herded to the...

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