Six Days | 2007

Foreign, Documentary
The shooting lasted only six tense days in June 1967, but the Six Day War has never really ended. Every crisis that has ripped through this region in the ensuing decades stems from those six fateful days. On its 40th ...more
Director: Ilan Ziv
Writers: Stephen Phizicky
Stars: John Tarzwell

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Channel 10-Israel

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Instinct Films

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Point du Jour Productions

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RAI Educational

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Synopsis

The shooting lasted only six tense days in June 1967, but the Six Day War has never really ended. Every crisis that has ripped through this region in the ensuing decades stems from those six fateful days. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was in 1967. The events of forty years ago are chronicled with a fresh historical perspective. Beginning with the buildup for the war, and the political and military maneuvering of Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol and Egyptian President Jamal Adel Nasser, the film takes us through the six days of fighting, the war with Jordan, the occupation of the West Bank and the annexation of Jerusalem.

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