The Jewish Story Season 5: The Lebanon War Part III

Posted by Mike Feuer on July 19, 2022
Topics: The Jewish Story

The Jewish Story Season 5

Episode 18: The Lebanon War Part III – The Invasion

Crossing into Lebanon to destroy PLO started as a successful mission, and when the IDF destroyed the Syrian SAM belt in the Bekaa Valley through Operation Mole Cricket 19 it looked like victory was assured. Nonetheless, as Defense Minister Ariel Sharon pursued Yasser Arafat (and his dreams of a peace treaty) into the Siege of Beirut, he discovered that his Maronite allies were not to be trusted and that it is easier to enter Lebanon than to leave.

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