Six Days

Author(s): Jeremy Bowen

History

From the initial battle order issued to the Israeli air force on Monday, 5 June 1967, to the final ceasefire on the evening of Saturday 10th, the Six-Day War between Israel and Syria, Egypt and Jordan was a riveting human drama. Building on his first-hand experience of the region after his five years as the BBC's Middle East Correspondent, as well as extensive original research, Jeremy Bowen now presents a brilliantly compelling new history of the conflict. Six Days re-creates day by day, hour by hour, the bullying and brinkmanship that led four nations to war - a war that shaped the modern Arab-Israeli conflict. Understanding 1967 is the key to deciphering what is happening today in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel.

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Jeremy Bowen is a senior correspondent for the BBC, and reported from Jerusalem for seven years. Until recently he was the co-presenter of the BBC's Breakfast News programme. This is his first book.

General Fields

  • : 9780743449694
  • : Simon & Schuster
  • : Pocket Books
  • : August 2004
  • : 198mm X 130mm X 1mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeremy Bowen
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 956.046
  • : 432
  • : 16pp b-w plates