Gilad Wenig

5 January 2024

Mubarak’s Wars

On the first morning of the Six Day War, as Israeli jets began wreaking havoc over Egypt, Hosni Mubarak was out on a practice flight. As the commander of an airfield in Beni Suef, he had taken off early on 5 June 1967 with a few other pilots. They were in the air when they received news that the war had broken out. 

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