February 2006

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Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
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Internet Resources

Mills, T. F.  Six Day War (Arab-Israeli War) 1967.  Colorado, Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth, 2004. 
Available online at:

Zisser, Eyal.  June 1967:  Israel's Capture of the Golan Heights.  Israel Studies  7:168-194  Spring 2002. 
Available online at:


Amos, John W., II.  Arab-Israeli Military/Political Relations:  Arab Perceptions and the Politics of Escalation.  New York, Pergamon Press, 1979.  382 p.
The June War:  Its Consequences and Its Lessons, pp 63-95.
Book call no.:  327.5605694  A525a

The Arab-Israeli Conflict:  The 1967 Campaign.  New York, Scribner, 1968.  55 p.  (Keesing's research report)
Book call no.:  956  A658

Arab-Israeli Crisis and War, 1967.  Washington, U.S. G.P.O., 2004.  1087 p.  (Foreign relations of the United States, 1964-1968, vol.19)
Also available online at:
Book call no.:  327.73  U581p  1964/1968  v.19

Associated Press.  Lightning Out of Israel:  The Six-Day War in the Middle East.  New York, Prentice-Hall, 1967.  158 p.
Book call no.:  956  A849L

Bar-Siman-Tov, Yaacov.  Israel, the Superpowers, and the War in the Middle East.  New York, Praeger, 1987.  313 p.
The Six-Day War:  Constraint, Self-Restraint, and Opportunity, pp 85-145.
Book call no.:  956.04  B223i

Bashan, Refa´el and Zmora, Ohad.  The Victory:  The Six-Day War of 1967.  Chicago, Quadrangle Books, 1967.  168 p.
Book call no.:  956  B299v

Bergquist, Ronald E.  The Role of Airpower in the Iran-Iraq War.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1988.  94 p.
The Six-Day War - 1967, pp 7-9.
Lessons - 1967, pp 9-12.
Also available online at:
Book call no.:  955.054  B499r

Bowen, Jeremy.  Six Days:  How the 1967 War Shaped the Middle East.  New York, Thomas Dunne Books, 2005.  420 p.
Book call no.:  956.04  B786s

Brassey's Annual, 1967.  New York, Praeger, 1967.  409 p.
The Israel-Arab War--June 1967, by J.L. Moulton, pp 1-9.
Book call no.:  359.058  B82  1967

Brassey's Annual, 1968.  New York, Praeger, 1968.  360 p.
Lessons from the Israel-Arab War of 1967, by Peter Young, pp 243-251.
Book call no.:  359.058  B82  1968

Brecher, Michael and Geist, Benjamin.  Decisions in Crisis:  Israel, 1967 and 1973.  Berkeley, University of California Press, 1980.  479 p.
Book call no.:  327.5694  B829da

Bryson, Thomas A.  American Diplomatic Relations with the Middle East, 1784-1975:  A Survey.  Metuchen, NJ., Scarecrow Press, 1977. 
431 p.
The 1960s:  New Approaches and Old Misconceptions, pp 221-252.
From Conflict to Conflict, 1967-1973, pp 253-279.
Book call no.:  327.73056  B916a

Churchill, Randolph S. and Churchill, Winston S.  The Six Day War.  Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1967.  250 p.
Book call no.:  956  C563s

Cohen, Eliezer.  Israel's Best Defense:  The First Full Story of the Israeli Air Force.  New York, Orion Books, 1993.  504 p.
Six-Day War, pp 191-253.
Book call no.:  358.40095694  C678s

Cordesman, Anthony H.  The Arab-Israeli Military Balance and the Art of Operations:  An Analysis of Military Lessons and Trends and Implications for Future Conflicts.  Washington, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1987.  205 p.
Book call no.:  956  C794a

Dayan, David.  Strike First! A Battle History of Israel's Six-Day War.  New York, Pitman Pub. Corp., 1967.  292 p.
Book call no.:  956  D275s

Dayan, Yael.  Israel Journal, June, 1967.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 1967.  113 p.
Book call no.:  956  D273i

De Arcangelis, Mario.  Electronic Warfare:  From the Battle of Tsushima to the Falklands and Lebanon Conflicts.  Dorset, England, Blandford Press, 1985.  320 p.
The Six-Day War, pp 174-178.
Book call no.:  623.043  D285e

Derogy, Jacques and Carmel, Hesi.  The Untold History of Israel.  New York, Grove Press, 1979.  346 p.
Six Days That Shook the Kremlin, pp 202-222.
Book call no.:  956.94  D4371u

Donelan, Michael D. and Grieve, M. J.  International Disputes:  Case Histories, 1945-1970.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 1973.  286 p.
The Arab-Israeli War 1967, pp 269-273.
Book call no.:  327.0904  D681i

Draper, Theodore.  Israel and World Politics:  Roots of the Third Arab-Israeli War.  New York, Viking Press, 1968.  278 p.
Book call no.:  956.94  D766i

Dupuy, Trevor N.  Elusive Victory: The Arab-Israeli Wars, 1947-1974.  New York, Harper & Row, 1978.  669 p.
The Six Day War, June 1967, pp 221-340.
Book call no.:  956.94  D945e

Dupuy, Trevor N.  Elusive Victory:  The Arab-Israeli Wars, 1947-1974.  Dubuque, IA, Kendall/Hunt, 1992.  669 p.
The Six-Day War, June 1967, pp 231-340.
Quantitative Analysis of the June War, 1967, pp 623-627.
Book call no.:  956.04  D956e  1992

Dupuy, Trevor N.  Numbers, Predictions, and War:  Using History to Evaluate Combat Factors and Predict the Outcome of Battles.  Rev. ed.  Fairfax, VA, Hero Books, 1985.  256 p.
Reliably Representing the Arab-Israeli Wars, pp 118-139.
Book call no.:  355  D945n  1985

Flint, Roy K. and others.  The Arab-Israeli Wars, the Chinese Civil War, and the Korean War.  Wayne, NJ, Avery Pub. Group., 1987.  130 p.  (The West Point military history series)
1967--The Six Day War, pp 11-14.
Book call no.:  355.420904  F624a

Frangi, Abdallah.  The PLO and Palestine.  London, Zed Books, 1983.  256 p.
The Arab Defeat of 1967:  The June War, pp 104-109.
Book call no.:  956.94  F827p

Gainsborough, J. R.  The Arab-Israeli Conflict:  A Politico-Legal Analysis.  Aldershot, Hants, England, Gower, 1986.  345 p.
The June (Six Day) War of 1967, pp 126-179.
Book call no.:  956  G143a

Gawrych, George Walter.  The Albatross of Decisive Victory:  War and Policy Between Egypt and Israel in the 1967 and 1973 Arab-Israeli Wars.  Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 2000.  281 p.  (Contributions in military studies, no. 188)
Book call no.:  327.5694062  G284a

Gellhorn, Martha.  The Face of War.  New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988.  337 p.
The Six Day War, pp 283-302.
Book call no.:  940.5  G318f  1988

George, Donald E.  Israeli Occupation:  International Law and Political Realities.  Hicksville, NY, Exposition Press, 1980.  126 p.
Why Is It Important Who Started the 1967 War?, pp 7-9.
Who Really Started the 1967 War? A Look at Both Sides, pp 11-18.
Book call no.:  956  G347i

Hammel, Eric M.  Six Days in June:  How Israel Won the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.  New York, Scribner's, 1992.  452 p.
Book call no.:  956.046  H224s

Herzog, Chaim.  The Arab-Israeli Wars:  War and Peace in the Middle East.  New York, Random House, 1982.  392 p.
Book call no.:  956.04  H582a

Herzog, Chaim.  Living History:  A Memoir.  New York, Pantheon Books, 1996.  448 p.
Book call no.:  92  H5821L

Hirst, David.  The Gun and the Olive Branch:  The Roots of Violence in the Middle East.  London, Faber and Faber, 1984.  475 p.
Book call no.:  956.94  H669g  1984

Howard, Michael E. and Hunter, Robert Edwards.  Israel and the Arab World:  The Crisis of 1967.  London, Institute for Strategic Studies, 1967.  51 p.  (Adelphi papers, no. 41)
Book call no.:  909.82 L8471a  no. 41

Kemp, Geoffrey.  Arms & Security:  The Egypt-Israel Case.  London, Institute for Strategic Studies, 1968.  26 p.  (Adelphi papers, no. 52)
Book call no.:  909.82  L8471a  no. 52

Khouri, Fred J.  The Arab-Israeli Dilemma.  3rd ed.  Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press, 1985.  605 p.  (Contemporary issues in the Middle East)
Book call no.:  956  K45a  1985

Klinghoffer, Judith A.  Vietnam, Jews, and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 1999.  232 p.
Israel Survives, pp 131-154.
Book call no.:  327.7305694  K65v

Kosut, Hal, ed.  Israel & the Arabs:  The June 1967 War.  New York, Facts on File, 1968.  216 p.  (Interim history Facts on File publication)
Book call no.:  956  K86i

Kreis, John F.  Air Warfare and Air Base Air Defense, 1914-1973.  Washington, Office of Air Force History, U.S. Air Force, 1988.  407 p.  (Special studies)
The Six Day War: 1967, pp 306-319. Also see pp 338-342.
Book call no.:  358.4145  K92a

MacLeish, Roderick.  The Sun Stood Still:  Perspectives on the Arab-Israeli Conflict.  London, Macdonald & Co., 1968.  174 p.
Book call no.:  956  M163s

Marshall, S. L. A.  Swift Sword; The Historical Record of Israel's Victory, June, 1967.  New York, American Heritage Pub. Co., 1967.  144 p.
Book call no.:  956  M369s

The Middle East in Conflict:  A Historical Bibliography.  Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-Clio Information Services, 1985.  302 p.  (Clio bibliography series, no. 19)
The Six-Day War, 1967, pp 68-70.
Book call no.:  956  M627

Moore, John N., ed.  The Arab-Israeli Conflict.  Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1974.  1193 p.
Book call no.:  956  A6583  v.2

Moore, John N., ed.  The Arab-Israeli Conflict:  Readings and Documents.  Abridged and rev. ed.  Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1977.  1285 p.
Book call no.:  956  A6583  1977

Mor, Ben D.  Decision and Interaction in Crisis:  A Model of International Crisis Behavior.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 1993.  179 p.
Decision Making in the 1967 Middle East Crisis, pp 107-151.
Book call no.:  327  M827d

Mutawi, Samir A.  Jordan in the 1967 War.  Cambridge, Eng., Cambridge University Press, 1987.  228 p.  (Cambridge Middle East library)
Book call no.:  956.046  M992j

Neff, Donald.  Warriors for Jerusalem: The Six Days That Changed the Middle East.  New York, Linden Press, 1984.  430 p.
Book call no.:  956.046  N383w

Nordeen, Lon O., Jr.  Air Warfare in the Missile Age.  Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.  337 p.
Six-Day War:  The Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1967, pp 111-123.
Book call no.:  358.400904  N828a  2002

O'Ballance, Edgar.  The Electronic War in the Middle East, 1968-70.  Hamden, CT, Archon Books, 1974.  148 p.
Aerial Conflict, pp 69-82. Air Power Intervenes, pp 83-101.
Book call no.:  956  O12e

O'Ballance, Edgar.  The Third Arab-Israeli War.  Hamden, CT, Archon Books, 1972.  288 p.
Book call no.:  956  O12t

Oren, Michael.  Six Days of War:  June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East.  Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, 2002.  446 p.
Book call no.:  956.046  O66s

Quandt, William B.  Decade of Decisions:  American Policy toward the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1967-1976.  Berkeley, University of California Press, 1977.  313 p.
The June 1967 Arab-Israeli War, pp 37-71.
Book call no.:  327.7305694  Q1d

Rabinovich, Abraham.  The Battle for Jerusalem, June 5-7, 1967.  Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1987.  429 p.
Book call no.:  956.046  R116b

Rabinovich, Itamar and Shaked, Haim, eds.  From June to October:  The Middle East Between 1967 and 1973.  New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Books, 1978.  419 p. (Collected papers series - The Shiloah Center for the Middle Eastern and African Studies)
Book call no.:  956  F931

Reich, Bernard.  Quest for Peace:  United States-Israel Relations and the Arab-Israeli Conflict.  New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Books, 1977.  495 p.  (The monograph series)
To the June War (1967), pp 13-78.
From War to Cease-Fire (1967-70), pp 79-158.
Book call no.:  327.7305694  R347q

Safran, Nadav.  Israel, the Embattled Ally.  Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press, 1981.  655 p.
The Test of 1967:  The Six Day War, pp 240-256.
Book call no.:  327.7305694  S128i  1981

Schiff, Zeev.  A History of the Israeli Army, 1874 to the Present.  New York, Macmillan, 1985.  274 p.
The Six-Day War, pp 124-144.
Book call no.:  355.0095694  S333h

Smith, Charles D.  Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict.  3rd ed.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 1996.  358 p.
1967 War:  Its Causes and Consequences, pp 197-205.
Book call no.:  956.04  S644p  1996

Stoessinger, John G.  Why Nations Go to War.  4th ed.  Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001.  286 p.
The Six-Day War of 1967, pp 159-166.
Book call no.:  909.82  S872w  2001

Viorst, Milton.  Sands of Sorrow:  Israel's Journey from Independence.  New York, Harper & Row, 1987.  328 p.
Six Portentous Days, pp 89-113.
Book call no.:  956.9405  V798s

Wagner, Abraham R.  Crisis Decision-Making:  Israel's Experience in 1967 and 1973.  New York, Praeger, 1974.  186 p.  (Praeger special studies in international politics and government)
Book call no.:  320.95694  W132c

Zagare, Frank C.  The Dynamics of Deterrence.  Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1987.  194 p.
Explaining the Middle East Crisis of 1967, pp 97-123.
Book call no.:  327.072  Z18d


Some of the documents cited in this section are student papers written to fulfill PME school requirements.

Crist, Rodney S.  Air Superiority:  A Case Study.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1988.  30 p.  (Student thesis)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  C933a

Glazer, Thomas E.  The 1967 Arab-Israeli Six-Day War:  An Analysis Using the Principles of War.  Newport, RI, Joint Military Operations Dept., Naval War College, 2001.  23 p.  (Student paper)
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  G553n

Grossgold, Paul S.  The 1967 Arab-Israeli War:  An Operational Study of the Sinai Campaign.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1994.  27 p.  (Student thesis)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  G878n

Gunnersen, Stanley S.  A Study of Airpower Employment in the Sixday War.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, 1971.  57 p.  (Research study)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  35582-7  G9761s

Historical Evaluation and Research Organization.  Comparative Analysis: Arab and Israeli Combat Performance--1967 and 1973 Wars.  Dunn Loring, VA, Historical Evaluation and Research Organization, 1976.  28 p.  (HERO report)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  42138-6

Jacobs, David M.  Great Warrior:  Moshe Dayan.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, 1984.  32 p.  (Research paper)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  43122  J172g

Jones, Ronald D.  Israeli Air Superiority in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War:  An Analysis of Operational Art.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1996.  21 p.  (Student paper)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  J781i

Long, Charles B.  Analysis of the Six Day War, June 1967.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, 1984.  61 p.  (Research paper)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  43122  L8481a

Neumann, Timothy J.  Operation Deception:  A Timeless Tool of the Operational Commander.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1995.  18 p.  (Student thesis)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  N492o

Olschner, Clarence E.  The Air Superiority Battle in the Middle East, 1967-1973.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1978.  92 p.  (Thesis)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  42022  O52a

Settlemyer, Sidney R.  Application of the Principles of War in the Modern Warfare Arena:  The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1995.  19 p.  (Student thesis)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  S495a

Springer, Rita A.  Operation Moked and the Principles of War.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1997.  27 p.  (Student paper)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  S769o

Sternberg, Charles A.  The Arab-Israeli Six Day War of 1967:  Essential Elements of Operational Art.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1995.  18 p.  (Student thesis)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  S839a

Stromberg, Ronald D.  The Israeli Answer:  A Classic Employment of Airpower.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, 1968.  63 p.  (Theses)
Doc. call no.:  M-U  35582-7  S921i


Dawson, J. E.  The Air War in the Middle East.  Air Force and Space Digest  50:26-29  August 1967.

Elron, Zeev.  Remarks on Air Power and the Six-Day War.  Journal of Military History  69:811-820  July 2005.
Also available online at:

Flintham, Victor.  The Six-Day War--Israel Versus the Arab States in June 1967.  Air Pictorial  35:468-477  December 1973.

Gallois, Pierre.  1967: The Triumph of Vertical Warfare.  Geopolitique  No.22:17-19  Summer 1988.

Gat, Moshe.  Let Someone Else Do the Job: American Policy on the Eve of the Six Day War.  Diplomacy & Statecraft  14:131-158  March 2003.
Also available online at:

Gat, Moshe.  On the Use of Air Power and Its Effect on the Outbreak of the Six Day War.  Journal of Military History  68:1187-1215  October 2004.
Also available online at:
and at:

Gawrych, George W.  The Egyptian High Command in the 1973 War.  Armed Forces & Society  13:535-559  Summer 1987.

Geisenheyner, Stefan.  The Arab Air Forces--Will They Try Again?  Air Force Magazine  51:44-48  July 1968.

Golan, Galia.  The Soviet Union and the Outbreak of the June 1967 Six-Day War.  Journal of Cold War Studies  8:3-19  Winter 2006.
Also available online at:

Heiman, Leo.  Soviet Air Tactics--No Room for Initiative.  Air Force Magazine  51:42-45  August 1968.

How the War Was Won.  Newsweek  69:27-31  June 19, 1967.

Israel Considers the Results of the Six Day War (June 5-10, 1967).  Interavia (Sup: International Defense Review)  22:1629-1636  November 1967.

Israel's Air Force.  Armed Forces Journal International  3:54+ (6 p.)  October 1973.

The Israeli Air Force.  Interavia (Sup: International Defense Review)  22:1637-1638  November 1967.

Khan, Farzana.  The Arab-Israeli War.  Pakistan Horizon  20:259-274  Third Quarter 1967.

Knight, John E., Jr.  The Arabs and Israel in Perspective: The Lightning Wars (1956 and 1967).  Marine Corps Gazette  58:23-32  February 1974.

Kotsch, W. J.  The Six-Day War of 1967.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings  94:72-81  June 1968.

Laudermilk, John.  The Sinking of the Elath: The 1967 Six Day War Began Missile Warfare at Sea.  Military History  5:8+ (3 p.)  October 1988.

Lewis, Bernard.  The Arab-Israeli War: The Consequences of Defeat.  Foreign Affairs  46:321-335  January 1968.
Also available online at:

Liddell Hart, B. H.  Strategy of a War.  An Cosantóir  28:117-121  April 1968.
Slightly edited version appears in:  Military Review  48:80-85  November 1968.

Marshall, Thomas J.  Israeli Helicopter Forces:  Organization and Tactics.  Military Review  52:94-99  July 1972.

Massive Resupply Narrows Israeli Margin in Air Power.  Aviation Week & Space Technology  86:16-19  June 19, 1967.

Michelsohn, Benny.  Born in Battle: A History of the IDF Through Four Decades.  IDF Journal  No.15:8-21  Summer 1988.

Opening Strike.  Defence Update International 1987.
Pt. 1.  Marom, Oded.  A View from the Cockpit.  No.82:4-6  July-August 1987.
Pt. 2. Eshel, David.  Six Day War--20 Years: The Breakthrough at Rafa Junction.  No.83:4-9+  September-October 1987.
Pt. 3. Eshel, David.  The Battle for El Jeradi. No.84:2-4  December 1987.

Orme, John.  Deterrence Failures:  A Second Look.  International Security  11:96-124  Spring 1987.
See pages 119-121.
Also available online at:

Pollack, Kenneth M.  Air Power in the Six-Day War.  Journal of Strategic Studies  28:471-503  June 2005.

Polmar, Norman.  Arab-Israeli Crisis and War, 1967:  Volume XIX in Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964-1968.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings  130:84  July 2004.
Also available online at:

Polmar, Norman.  Helicopter Warfare--From the Sinai Desert to the Golan Heights.  Air Force and Space Digest  50:64-68  October 1967.

Prusher, Ilene R.  Six Days That Shook Mideast:  A Pivotal War Reverberates.  Christian Science Monitor, p 1, June 2, 1997.
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Reagan, J. F.  Air Power over Sinai.  Ordnance  52:258-259  November-December 1967.

Rodwell, Robert R.  The Bomb That Won a War:  Israel's Rocket-Boosted "Concrete Dibber" Revealed.  Flight International  91:1007+ (4 p.)  June 22, 1967.

Rodwell, Robert R.  Three Hours--And Six Days.  Air Force and Space Digest  50:57-63  October 1967.

Safran, Nadav.  The Arab-Israeli Dispute in Perspective.  Current History  53:321-330+  December 1967.

Simpson, Dwight James.  Israel after Victory.  Current History  53:341-345+  December 1967.

Stewart, R. A.  The Arab View (of the four major Arab-Israeli confrontations).  Marine Corps Gazette  58:33-40  February 1974.

Tuchman, Barbara W.  Israel's Swift Sword.  Atlantic  220:56-62  September 1967.

Wetmore, Warren C.  Israelis' Air Punch Major Factor in War.  Aviation Week & Space Technology  87:18-23  July 3, 1967.

Witze, Claude.  KISS (keep it simple, stupid) in the Desert.  Air Force Magazine  50:8  July 1967.

Yost, Charles W.  The Arab-Israeli War, 1967:  How It Began.  Foreign Affairs  46:304-320  January 1968.
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