MIDDLE EAST: The War of the Day of Judgment

On the sands of the Sinai Peninsula and the craggy hills of the Golan Heights, the smoldering carcasses of planes and tanks mingled with the rusting wreckage left over from the Six-Day War of 1967. Blackened bodies of slain troops littered the terrain. From Damascus to Cairo and over the neighboring countries of Lebanon and Jordan, dogfights swirled high in the sky, antiaircraft shells and missiles exploded and wreck age fell. On the ground, armies of Arabs and Israelis last week maneuvered and fought each other with an intensity never before witnessed...

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