Arab Armies of the Middle East Wars 1948–73

Arab Armies of the Middle East Wars 1948–73 cover

Arab Armies of the Middle East Wars 1948–73

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The modern wars of the Middle East began in 1947, when the Syrians, Egyptians, Jordanians and Lebanese were unofficially at war with the Jewish settlers of Palestine. On the 15 May, the day afer Israel was declared a sovreign state, the Arab invasion began. Between then and 1973 five wars occurred: those of 1948; the Sinai War; the Six-Day War; the 1968–1970 War of Attrition and the 1973 October War. This book examines the organization, training and equipment of the key Arab armies during these conflicts and the variey of uniforms are illustrated by a number of contemporary photographs and full colour artwork.

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A Study in Martial Development · The Egyptian Experience · The Great Crossing · Syrians on the Heights · The Hard-Hitting Jordanians · The Plates

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Published 15 Jun 1982
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9780850454512
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 128
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Mike Chappell

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