There was never a threat in 1967
- Quotation from Menachem Begin “We must be honest with ourselves. We decided to attack him” — Aug. 21 1982
Former terrorist, Prime Minister of Israel at the time of this statement on the Israeli Six Day War.
- Quotation from Yeshayahu Gavish “The danger of Israel's extermination was hardly present before the Six-day war” — 1978
General, Commander of Sector South, about the Six Day War.
- Quotation from Mattityahu Peled “Those stories about the huge danger ... had never been considered” — June 3 1972
General, from the IDF General Staff, about the 6-day war.
- Quotation from Mordechaï Bentov “All this story about the danger of extermination has been a complete invention” — Apr. 14 1972
Former Minister, about the 6 Day War.
- Quotation from Chaim Herzog “There was no danger of annihilation. Israeli headquarters never believed in this danger” — Apr. 4 1972
Former head of military intelligence, and future president of Israel, about the 6-day war.
- Quotation from Mordechai Hod “Sixteen years planning had gone into those initial eighty minutes” — Mar. 29 1972
General, Commander of the Air Force, about the 6 Day War.
- Quotation from Ezer Weizman “There was never a danger of extermination” — Mar. 29 1972
General, Chief of Operations, IDF General Staff, about the 6 Day War.
- Quotation from Yitzhak Rabin “I do not believe that Nasser wanted war” — Feb. 28 1968
Then Chief of Staff of the army. Interview in the daily Le Monde.
- Quotation from Levi Eshkol “The layout in the Sinai … testified to a military defensive Egyptian set-up” — Oct. 18 1967
Prime Minister, in a statement to Yediot Ahronot.
- Quotation from Haïm Bar-Lev “We were not threatened with genocide on the eve of the six-day war” — June 5 1967
General, Chief of General Staff, IDF, talking about the 6 Day War.
- Quotation from Abba Eban “On the fateful morning of June 5 … the choice was to live or perish” — June 1967
In front of the UN General Assembly, tell a story that all the leaders know to be false.
- Quotation from Meir Amit “If we can get the first blow in our casualties will be comparatively light” — 1967
General, leader of Mossad in 1967.