5-9-17 12:57 PM EST: JERUSALEM, Israel: "The 1967 Six-Day War pitted a relatively young Israel against five established Arab armies. One of the world's superpowers also came dangerously close to entering the war, which led to fears of a potential Armageddon.

June 5, 1967. Prime Minister Levi Eshkol sent a cable to President Lyndon Johnson informing him the war had begun.

"Israel's existence and integrity have been endangered," he wrote, adding a request: "Prevent the Soviet Union from exploiting and enlarging the conflict… [at Israel's] greatest hour of danger." ..."



Here's a new presentation from CBN about the Six Days War which includes the U.S. and Soviet roles.


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