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The Six Day War - An Israeli View

On 7 June 1967, Israel captured the whole of Jerusalem, including its most holy site, the Temple Mount, during the Six Day War

On 7 June 1967, Israel captured the whole of Jerusalem during the Six Day War, including its most holy site, the Temple Mount that is revered by both Jews and Muslims. Louise Hidalgo has been talking to Arik Achmon, one of the first Israeli paratroopers to enter the old city that day and reach the Western Wall.

(Photo: Israeli photographer David Rubinger's iconic photograph of Israeli soldiers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's old city following its capture by Israel. Credit: David Rubinger/AFP/Getty Images)

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Wed 7 Jun 2017 07:50GMT

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