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    • SDHD
    • 26.04.10 | 10:26 (IDT)

    "The two divisions he sent into Sinai on May 14 would not have been enough to unleash an offensive against Israel." By the time the 6 Day War started on June 5, there were MORE than 2 divisions in the Sinai. On May 19th, they dismissed UN peacekeeping forces and added more troops and tanks to the border On the eve of the war, all SEVEN divisions of Egypt's army were amassed at the border. Syria had roughly 75k troops at the border and Jordan roughly 55k troops. The quote you cite is erroneous.

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