My War with Israel Author:Hussein of Jordan with illustrations — "Hussein tells all, absolutely all, even what is not to the glory of the Arabs." — With extraordinary candor, the King of Jordan, the only modern head of state to reveal such a story, tells how and why his nation and his Arab allies were so badly beaten by Israel in the Six Day War of June, 1967. — "The King was the only Arab h... more »ead of state to view the war from both command headquarters and the battle field. In describing how the Arabs fought the war and lost, Hussein reveals the utter confusion that abounded. He tells how Nassar erroneously reported to Hussein and others that Egypt had blunted the Israeli attack.
He shows the complete failure of Arab intelligence to estimate correctly the size of the Israeli airforce.
And he explains the mistaken identification of Arab radar that led to the charge that American and British aircraft were aiding Israel. And he reveals more, including his program for peace in the Middle East and his feelings toward America, Britain, France and Russia.
The authors have also obtained excerpts from the war diary of the Jordanian chief of staff and interviews with Hussein's closest aides and the leaders of the Palestinian terrorists.« less