The chief of the General staff of the IDF Lieutenant General Gadi Gadi eizenkot has published a special appeal to soldiers and officers of the IDF, on the 50 th anniversary of the outbreak of the six day war.
«Five decades ago, the IDF was faced with the need to reflect attacks against the state of Israel, — the statement says. – After receiving the order, the soldiers went to the front and with a joint effort on land, air and sea has reflected the threat hanging over the country».
«In just six days our forces were able to unite Jerusalem, to return peace to our borders and record in the history of one of the most spectacular military victories», — said Lieutenant General Gadi eizenkot.
According to the chief of the General staff, «today our country is confronting the test is quite different, but the principles upon which our activity has remained constant: our work is based on thorough preparation, the support of different types of troops and development of the capabilities needed to counter threats».